The action between the frigates Bonhomme Richard (Capt. John Paul Jones) and HMS Serapis, during the Battle of Flamborough Head, 1779
The Anglo-French action off Providien, north of Trincomalee, on the north-east coast of Ceylon, 12th April 1782
Founded in 1959, Rountree Tryon Galleries specialises in maritime, wildlife, sporting and travel art from the eighteenth century to the present day. Through carefully sourcing the very best examples and representing leading artists for six decades, Rountree Tryon is established as a global specialist in these areas, with a reputation for quality, expertise and professional service.
The gallery is a member of prestigious trade organisations BADA (The British Antique Dealers' Association), LAPADA (The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers) and SLAD (The Society of London Art Dealers) and a regular exhibitor at art fairs both in London and internationally, including The Palm Beach Art and Antique Show and The International Show, New York. We are also used by Arts Council England as a consultant for maritime paintings of National importance.
The gallery has placed works with many institutions and important collections worldwide, including the British Museum, Royal Naval Museum, Scottish Maritime Museum, National Railway Museum, The Blue Penny Museum Mauritius, National Museum of Singapore, National Museum of Wildlife Art Wyoming and in Royal collections both in Britain and Europe.
In April 2018, Rountree Tryon Galleries Limited and James Rountree Esq were granted a Royal Warrant of Appointment to The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as a Specialist Art Dealer.