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Creator:
William Woollett, 1735–1785, British
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820, American, active in Britain (from 1763)
Title:

The Battle at La Hogue

Date:
1781
Medium:
Etching and engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 19 3/4 × 25 1/16 inches (50.2 × 63.7 cm) and Image: 16 7/8 × 23 3/8 inches (42.9 × 59.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Painted by B. West Historical Painter to HIs MAJESTY."; lettered, lower right: "Engraved by W. Woollett, Engraver to HIs MAJESTY"; lettered, lower center: "To the Right Honourable the Lord Grosvenor | This Plate engraved from a picture of THE BATTLE AT LA HOGUE in his Lordship's Collection is dedicated | By his LORDSHIP'S much obliged and most obedient humble Servants - Benjamin West and William Woollett. | Published as the Act directs, 18 Oct. 1781. by B. West, W.Woollett & J. Hall London."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.21.448
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
battle | bayonets | boats | costume | death | drama | fire | flags | fleets | La Hogue, Battle of, 1692 | marine art | military art | sea | ships | smoke | soldiers | swords | war
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20850
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