The Triumphal Entry of the Duke of Wellington into Madrid.To His Royal Highness the Duke of York this Engraving from a Picture in the Possession of His Majesty [...]
Pub.d by R. Bowyer Pall Mall March 1825.
Mezzotint on india, proof; platemark 390 x 525mm (15¼ x 20¾") very large margins. India paper slight lifting.
The liberation of Madrid in 1812 following Wellington's victory at the Battle of Salamanca, one of his finest victories. Fine engraving after a painting by William Hilton (1786-1839), who specialised in dramatic historical, biblical and mythological subjects.
Ex: collection of the Late Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd
[Ref: 40378] £290.00