Charles Sharpe after Daniel Mclise; Horatio Nelson at Trafalgar
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Charles Sharpe after Daniel Mclise; Horatio Nelson at Trafalgar

'The Death of Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar'

Original engraving

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Product Code: 170528-2
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'The Death of Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar'

engraved by

Charles. W. Sharpe

after the painting by

Daniel Maclise

Charles William Sharpe; 1818-1899, printmaker.

Daniel Maclise; 1806-1870, Irish painter artist.

published 1876 by the Art Union of London

A superbly detailed original engraving depicting the scene from the Battle of Trafalgar on October 21, 1805 during the Napoleonic wars in which Lord Nelson is seen surrounded by fellow soldiers moments before his death, with battle raging in the distance and fallen soldiers all around.

Inscribed below image lower center 'The Death of Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, from the original wall painting in the Palace of Westminster', lower left 'painted by Daniel Maclise R.A.,' lower right 'Engraved by Chas. W. Sharpe' and lower right of center'Art Union of London 1876'.

A large engraving which has unfaded, fine black ink lines and textures. The image measuring approximately 115 cms. x 30 cms. (45 x 12 ins) printed within a strong platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet 135 cms. x 54 cms. (53 x 21 ins) laid to original canvas backing.

Unmounted and unframed, blank on the reverse, the condition of the image and the sheet is fair with edge wear, several surface scuffs, toning, soiling and handling marks, condusive with age.

Cat 170528-2