Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(REVOLUTION.) J.R. Smith, engraver. Engraving of Banastre Tarleton after the portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Mezzotint, 26 x 17 inches; repaired closed 1-inch puncture and 4-inch scratch in image area, light mat toning, light wear on bottom edge, mount remnants on verso. London: J.R. Smith, 11 October 1782

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A period portrait of the British cavalry colonel, best known as commander of the unit which massacred the surrendered American troops at the Battle of Waxhaws.