Capt. Paul Jones Shooting a Sailor Who Had Attempted to Strike His Colours in an Engagement

  • Unidentified (British), Capt. Paul Jones Shooting a Sailor Who Had Attempted to Strike His Colours in an Engagement, 1780, mezzotint, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase, 1971.115

Title
Capt. Paul Jones Shooting a Sailor Who Had Attempted to Strike His Colours in an Engagement
Artist
Date
1780
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (32.4 x 25.1 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase

Mediums Description
mezzotint
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Jones, Paul – full length
  • Figure group – male
  • State of being – death – murder
  • Occupation – military – captain
  • State of being – evil – violence
  • Occupation – military – sailor
Object Number
1971.115
Palette
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