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Friedrich der II. in Nimburg nach der Schlacht bey Kollin. [/] Frédéric II. á Nimburg aprés la bataille de Kollin.
Friedrich der II. in Nimburg nach der Schlacht bey Kollin. [/] Frédéric II. á Nimburg aprés la bataille de Kollin.
Gemahlt von frisch. Gestochen von D. Berger.
Berlin 1801. Bit later.
Engraving. Platemark: 515 x 380mm (20¼ x 15"). Slight spotting in left margin. Small tears to edges of sheet in margins.
Frederick II of Prussia sits on a bench, having been defeated at Nimburg in the battle of Kollin. He is surrounded by his generals and three children wrestling in the foreground. A church and other buildings from the city can be seen in the background. The Battle of Kolín on 18 June 1757 saw 44,000 Austrians under Count von Daun defeat 32,000 Prussians under Frederick the Great during the Seven Years' War. The Prussians lost the battle and nearly 14,000 men, the Austrians lost 8,000 men. Friedrich II was a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia's territories and made Prussia the foremost military power in Europe.
[Ref: 33684]   £450.00  
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Friedrich der II in Lissa nach der Schlacht bey Leuthen. Bon soir, messieurs!
Friedrich der II in Lissa nach der Schlacht bey Leuthen. Bon soir, messieurs! Frédéric II à Lissa après la bataille de Leuthen: Bon soir Messieurs.
Gezeichnet von Schubert. Gestochen von D. Berger.
Berlin 1801.
Engraving. Platemark: 510 x 385mm (20 x 15¼"). Stain in top left corner of sheet. Creasing to bottom right corner.
Frederick the Great at Lissa after the battle of Leuthen, after Schubert. A night scene depicting, on the right, the Prussian king lifting his hat and greeting a group of men gathered on the left. In the Battle of Leuthen or Lissa, fought on 5 December 1757, Frederick II used maneuver and terrain to decisively defeat a much bigger Austrian army under Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, thus ensuring Prussian control of Silesia during the Seven Years' War. Friedrich II was a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia's territories and made Prussia the foremost military power in Europe.
[Ref: 33685]   £820.00  
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Friedrich II vor der Liegnitzer Schlacht.
Friedrich II vor der Liegnitzer Schlacht. Was giebt's? Ihr Majestät, der Feind ist kaum 800 Schritte entfernt. Frédéric II avant la bataille à Leignitz: Qu'y a t il? Sire! l'ennemi n'est qu'à 800 pas d'ici.
Gezeichnet von Schubert. Gestochen von D. Berger.
Berlin 1803.
Engraving with very large margins. Platemark: 520 x 390mm (20½ x 15¼"). Foxing to sheet. Creases to sheet. Uncut sheet.
Frederick the Great before the battle of Liegnitz, after Schubert. A night scene depicting, on the left, a soldier on horseback warning Frederick II and his men, who are gathered around a fire, that the enemy is approaching. The Battle of Liegnitz on 15 August 1760 saw Frederick the Great's Prussian Army defeat the Austrian army under Ernst von Laudon. Friedrich II was a brilliant military campaigner who, in a series of diplomatic stratagems and wars against Austria and other powers, greatly enlarged Prussia's territories and made Prussia the foremost military power in Europe.
[Ref: 33683]   £750.00  
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Series of Military Evolutions or Warlike Sketches by Mr Gessner
Series of Military Evolutions or Warlike Sketches by Mr Gessner Publish'd by R. Ackermann, 96, Strand.
C. Gessler Delin. C.Ziegler Sculp.t.
London. Publish'd as by Act of Parliament April 1st 1797, by R.Ackermann, 96 Strand.
Four aquatints with original wrapper missing back wrapper, W. Bloar 1796 watermark; sheets 390 x 570mm (15¼ x 22½"), with very large margins. Creased/cockled. Light stains.
Four plates from 'Military Evolutions', a scarce set of 30 aquatints of the Allied cavalry during the French Revolutionary Wars. Engraved after designs by Conrad Gessner (1764-1826), Swiss artis in London from 1796 to 1804, exhibiting at the RA while mostly living on the estate of his Scottish patron (many paintings from this period remain in English and Scottish private collections).
For individual plates from the set see refs. 22775-81
[Ref: 41063]   £650.00   view all images for this item
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Études aus Deux Crayons par V. Adam. Les Highlanders à Inkermann.
Études aus Deux Crayons par V. Adam. Les Highlanders à Inkermann.
V. Adam [facsimile signature]. Lith Villain, Rue de Sévres, 19, à Paris.
Paris: Morier, éditeur, rue de Pont de Lodi, 5. London, E. Gambart & Co., 25 Berniers St, Oxf. St.
Rare & fine coloured lithograph on chine collé. Sheet 640 x 500mm (25¼ x 19¾"), with Morier blind stamp. Trimmed, chine collé lifting in places, small tear in edge. Blind stamp of H.T. Cooke & Sons, Warwick.
A Highland infantryman with musket and bayonet, in a melée around a destroyed Russian cannon. The Battle of Inkerman (November 5, 1854, part of the Crimean War), is known as the 'Soldiers' Battle' because foggy conditions meant that co-ordinated tactics were impossible so the soldiers had to use their own initiative. Victor Adam (1801-66), painter and lithographer. H.T. Cooke & Sons were a mid-19th century book publishers and print sellers.
[Ref: 48450]   £420.00  
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The Sortie from Bayonne.
The Sortie from Bayonne.
[After William Heath.]
[n.d., c1815.]
Etching with letterpress. Total 360 x 510mm, 14 x 20". Watermarked 1811. Tear through letterpress, edges browned and chipped.
A key plate and description of the battle, fought on the 14th June, 1814. The full plate was aquatinted by Thomas Sutherland for Jenkins' Martial Achievements'.
From the Reference Library of the Parker Gallery.
[Ref: 22859]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe.]
[To the King's most excellent Majesty, This plate, The Death of General Wolfe.]
[Painted by B. West, Historical Painter to His Majesty. Engraved by Theod. Falkerysen.]
[n.d., c.1780.]
Engraving. Proof working impression. Sheet size: 430 x 585mm (17 x 23"). Trimmed to image. Glued to backing sheet with ink borders.
A working proof impression by Theodore Falkeysen of Benjamin West's most celebrated painting, 'The Death of General Wolfe', 1770 (Ottawa, National Gallery of Canada), which represents the death of the British General James Wolfe at the Battle of the Plains of Abraham outside Quebec in 1759 during the Seven Years' War. Despite Wolfe's death, the result of the battle was a decisive British victory. For a completed impression by Falkeysen, see item ref: 39485.
[Ref: 39487]   £520.00  
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The Glorious Victory of Vittoria in Spain.
The Glorious Victory of Vittoria in Spain. This Glorious Battle was fought June 21 1813 near Vittoria in Spain when that Noble Veteran the Marquis Wellington and the Brave Army under his command who drove the French and gained a complete Victory...
Published July 16, 1813 by G. Thompson No.43 Long Lane.
Rare woodcut. Sheet: 370 x 470mm (14½ x 18½''). Damaged.
A scene showing the Battle of Vittoria which took place on June 1813 between the British Army under Wellington and the French commanded by Jean-Baptiste Jourdan. The British were victorious and this victory ultimately led to victory in the Peninsular War. A key below the image identifies various figures shown in the scene as well as major events.
[Ref: 51030]   £380.00  
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