Captain James Cook, F.R.S. J. BASIRE, after William HODGES.

Captain James Cook, F.R.S.

London: William Strahan & Cadell, 1777.

Engraved portrait, 265 x 200 mm.

The Hodges portrait

Fine portrait of Cook after William Hodges. This oval head-and-shoulders portrait of the navigator as a young man was commissioned from the engraver Basire to be used as the frontispiece of the official account of the second voyage. There were numerous later versions, hence the familiarity of the image.

Fine portrait of Cook after William Hodges. This oval head-and-shoulders portrait of the navigator as a young man was commissioned from the engraver Basire to be used as the frontispiece of the official account of the second voyage. There were numerous later versions, hence the familiarity of the image.

Beddie, 3502.

Price (AUD): $1,450.00  other currencies     Ref: #3103115

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