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William Woollett, 1735–1785
after Benjamin West, 1738–1820

The Death of General Wolfe

Materials & Techniques:
Line-engraving with etching, published state
Plate: 16 3/4 x 23 1/4in. (42.5 x 59.1cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
army | axe | battle | death | guns | indigenous people | military art | wound
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IIIF Manifest:

The Romantic Print in Britain - Yale Center for British Art (Carnegie Museum of Art, 2004-02-14 - 2004-05-09) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

The Romantic Print in the Age of Revolutions: Hero, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History (Yale Center for British Art, 2003-01-23 - 2003-06-01) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition] [Exhibition Description]

Rembrandt in Eighteenth Century England (Yale Center for British Art, 1983-10-19 - 1983-12-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Benjamin West and his American Students (Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 1981-01-30 - 1981-04-19) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Benjamin West and his American Students (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, 1980-10-06 - 1981-01-05) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Painters and Engraving - The Reproductive Print from Hogarth to Wilkie (Yale Center for British Art, 1980-03-26 - 1980-06-22) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Matthew Craske, Joseph Wright of Derby : Painter of darkness, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, pp. 278-279, fig. 185, NJ18.W95 C72 2020+ (YCBA) [YCBA]

Douglas Fordham, Aquatint Worlds : Travel, Print, and Empire 1770-1820, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven and London, p. 30, fig. 18, NE2230 .F674 2019 (LC) Oversize [ORBIS]

Loyd Grossman, Benjamin West and the struggle to be modern, Merrell, London: New York, 2015, pp. 11, 14, 150, 155-59, 162, fig. 3, NJ18.W52 G76 2015 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Gillian Perry, Placing faces, the portrait and the English country house in the long eighteenth century , Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2013, pp. 196-97, fig. 38, ND1314 .P533 2013 (YCBA) [YCBA]

Susan Rather, The American school : artists and status in the late-colonial and early national era, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2016, pp. 129-30, 168, fig. 106, N6507 .R38 2016 (YCBA) [YCBA]

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