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La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint

La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint
La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint

La Haye Sainte | 1816 Aquatint

 

Both Napoleon & Wellington realised the strategic

position of La Haye Sainte

 

Hand-coloured aquatint for sale detailing La Haye Sainte (The Sacred Hedge). The aquatint engraved by Sutherland and published by Jenkins, March 1816. The full title:

'Centre of the British Army at La Haye Sainte June 18th 1815.'

 

Description: La Haye Sainte, at the foot of an escarpment on the Charleroi-Brussels road. The road leading  from La Belle Alliance, (Napoleon's H.Q.). The French front-line was located along the road. The Duke of Wellington positioned most of his forces to either side (of the roads behind the ridge on the Brussels side). Size 37.0 cm x 31.0 cm.

Condition report: The aquatint originally mounted to board. Some general discolouration. Colours remaining clear. Old breakage to the left-hand upper corner. Several old framers markings to the reverse of the board. Delicate

Note: The aquatint with action-packed detail and particularly rare.

Additional note: Both Sutherland and Jenkins are known for their collaboration in producing the volume, Naval Achievements. See 'Napoleonic Royal Navy' for examples of engravings from this publication.

 


Price:

175.00

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