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This large painting shows the English fleet arriving in the Solent led by 'Prince Royal'. It is bearing Prince Charles and the Duke of Buckingham – for whom this version is thought to have been painted – on their return from Spain in October 1623. The fleet is shown approaching Portsmouth, out of sight on the right, the spit of land in the right middle distance being the eastern tip of the Isle of Wight.
oil on canvas
H 127 x W 297.2 cm