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Title: "H.M.S. PHOENIX, ROSE, ASIA and EXPERIMENT Being Attacked by American fire ships in the Hudson River, 16 Aug:, 1776", oil painting

Accession Number: 1949.804
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: oil painting
Maker: Serres, Dominic
Place: USA, Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
Date: 1777
Materials: oil paint; canvas
Description: Oil painting on canvas entitled, "H.M.S. PHOENIX, ROSE, ASIA and EXPERIMENT Being Attacked by American fire ships in the Hudson River, 16 Aug:, 1776". Painted by Dominic Serres (English, 1722-1793). Accompanying label reads "This painting was based on a sketch by Sir James Wallace (1731-1803) and was aquatinted by Des Barres in 1778." Signed D. Serres, 1777. Painting corresponds with the American Revolution.

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