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image of The Battle of La Hogue Benjamin West (painter)
American, 1738 - 1820
The Battle of La Hogue, c. 1778
oil on canvas
overall: 152.7 x 214 cm (60 1/8 x 84 1/4 in.) framed: 180.3 x 241 cm (71 x 94 7/8 in.)
Andrew W. Mellon Fund
1959.8.1
Not on View
From the Tour: British and American History Paintings of the 1700s
Object 4 of 8

Exhibition History

1780
Royal Academy, London, 1780, no. 73, as The Destruction of the French fleet at La Hogue, 1692
1851
British Institution, London, 1851, no. 117
1857
Art Treasures of the United Kingdom: Paintings by Modern Masters, Art Treasures Palace, Manchester, 1857, no. 109.
1891
Royal Naval Exhibition, Chelsea, London, 1891, no. 296, as Destruction of the French Ships in the Bay of La Hogue, after the Battle of Barfleur, 23rd May 1692
1963
Four Centuries of American Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art, 1963-1964, unnumbered
1989
Benjamin West: American Painter at the English Court, Baltimore Museum of Art, 1989, no. 21
2001
American Heroism, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 2001, no. 1, repro.

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