To the most noble the Marquis of Stafford This Plate of Chevy Chase is with permission inscribed by his obliged and devoted Servant, John Young.
London, May 2.d 1814 by the Engraver, No.65 Upper Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square.
Mezzotint with very large margins. Plate 571 x 744mm (22½ x 29¼").
The end of the battle of Chevy Chase, with mourning men and women, and priests surrounding the dying, Earl Douglas lying on the left and Hotspur on the right, while weeping soldiers march away behind, bearing a pennon, one raising his sword in a sad cheer. The Battle of Otterburn (1388) saw a Scottish victory led by James Douglas over the English under Henry "Hotspur" Percy.
Ex Collection: The Late Honourable Christopher Lennox-Boyd. CS: undescribed.
[Ref: 29030] £420.00