Sep 30, 2021 - Sale 2580

Sale 2580 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 845
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) James Mitan, engraver; after Trumbull. The Battle of Bunker's Hill, near Boston. Engraving, 17 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches; foxing, minor wear, mount remnants on verso, early inked French gallery stamp in margin. London: A.C. de Poggi, 1801

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The second engraving of Trumbull's famous battle scene, after Müller's 1798 effort. The central figure is the mortally wounded patriot Major General Joseph Warren. British Major John Small, who had previously served with some of the rebel officers in the French and Indian War, is shown preventing one of his men from bayonetting the dying man. General Israel Putnam can be seen to the far left.