25 February 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 250
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
Charles Turner (1773-1857), after William Willermin
The Battle of Alexandria, March 21st 1801
inscribed in pencil 'Battle of Alexandria' (lower right)
mezzotint on wove paper, good impression with narrow margins, proof before letters
S. 22¼ x 29¾in. (56.5 x 75.5cm.)
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A wide field showing the battle at its height. In the center of the foreground Sir Ralph Abercromby is the object of a determined attack.
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Charles Turner, Engraver Whitman 900