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Andrew Craig-Bennett
11-28-2010, 12:23 PM
Keppel and Reynolds provide a sort of real version of Aubrey and Maturin.

Keppel took Reynolds to sea as his "particular friend" - Reynolds got to Italy with Keppel and was able to study the Old Masters for himself, and one of his portraits of Keppel started his career amongst the Good and the Great, of whom Keppel himself was one - an eminent liberal Whig.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augustus_Keppel,_1st_Viscount_Keppel

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/5c/BHC2823.jpg


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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e6/Belvedere_Apollo_Pio-Clementino_Inv1015.jpg/372px-Belvedere_Apollo_Pio-Clementino_Inv1015.jpg