Original Oil Painting of the War of 1812 by Peter Gerald Baker, Naval Ship Battle
Baker brilliantly captures the fierceness of the battle on rough seas against a purplish foreboding sky. The paintng draws one in to the battle - the detail of the broadside action - the cannons, smoke, rigging, sails and seamen all in full action.
Signed lower left by the artist.
Mid 20th century.
Canvas is 16" x 20". Overall frame is 20" x 24" x 1 1/2".