Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 11

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(FRENCH & INDIAN WAR.) William Woollett, engraver; after West. The Death of General Wolfe. Hand-colored engraving, 19 x 24 inches; minor edge wear, a few minor repairs in image area. With original engraved key sheet, 5 1/2 x 7 inches, minor wear. London: Wollett, Boydell, & Ryland, 1 January 1776

Additional Details

First completed state after the proof. One of the best engravings of Benjamin West's popular historical painting depicting General James Wolfe's death at the 1759 Battle of Quebec. None others with the accompanying key traced at auction. Fagan, Works of Woollett XCIII.