The Death of General Wolfe engraving. Benjamin WEST, Theodor FALCKEYSEN, Artist.
The Death of General Wolfe engraving
The Death of General Wolfe engraving
The Death of General Wolfe engraving
The Death of General Wolfe engraving

The Death of General Wolfe engraving

Place Published: Germany
Publisher: Klauber
Date Published: [1789]
Binding: No binding

AN UNCOMMON ENGRAVING EDITION

Image: 49.5 x 63 cm. Paper: 50 x 63.7 cm.

circa 1789. Uncoloured engraving by Theod. Falckeysen after the painting by Benjamin West. This image depicts distraught Grenadiers standing and kneeling by the side of a fallen General Wolfe at the Plains of Abraham, Quebec. The on-going combat can be seen in the background. Uncommon engraving. 1/8" nick in top left paper edge. With very light soiling to top border. A good clean dark strike with plate mark. Overall condition is very good+.

Signatures and inscriptions:

Painted by B. West, / Historical Painter to His MAJESTY Recto, l.r.: Engraved by Theod. Falckeysen / To the King's most Excellent Majesty / This plate, THE DEATH OF GENERAL WOLFE, is with / His gracious Permission humbly dedicated by his Majesty's most dutiful Servant. / Theod. Falckeysen. / From the original Picture in the Collection of Lord Grosvenor. / Is sold in Basil at Theod. Falckeisen in Augsburg at brother Klauber.

Falckeysen is not a well known engraver but obviously a skillful Swiss engraver.
Very Good+. Item #2708

$400.00 USD
$527.61 CAD

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