Woollett's large-scale separately published engraving after Benjamin West's famous painting depicting the death of General Wolfe at the Battle of Quebec in 1759. Across the base of the engraving reads “Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by Wm. Woollett, Engraver to His Majesty. Published as the Act directs, January 1st. 1776 by Messrs. Woollett. Boydell, & Ryland, London. The full title in the center reads “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 Subject & Servant, William Woollett. From the original Picture in the Collection of Lord Grosvenor.” The engraving is in very good condition, with minor toning, a central crease which runs from top to bottom, and other minor imperfections and spot stains. Framed under glass in a molded ebonized wooden frame. Dimensions: 18 ¼” H x 23 ⅜” W, actual; 21” H x 26” W, framed. Ref:537
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William Woollett Engraving of the Benjamin West Painting “Death of General Wolfe” 1776
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