Oil/paper/wood, 30,5 x 39 cm, on the reverse inscribed T. Gudin a. illegibly titled, one painting dat on the reverse by another hand 1839. - Marine painter, studied under A. Girodet-Trioson but soon followed Géricault a. Delacroix, as early as 1824 he was awarded a gold medal, a. the medal of the legion of honour, he exhibited not only in Paris but also at the Royal Academy in London, created numerous depicitions of the heroic deeds of the french marine on commission of king Louis Philippe, worked for the tsar in 1841, his marine paintings capture by their dramatic illumination a. their romantic mood. - Mus.: Paris (Louvre), Hamburg, Berlin (Nat. Gall.), London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Moscow, Versailles, Breslau a. others. - Lit.: Boetticher, Thieme-Becker, Bénézit a. others.