The Death of General Wolfe
after Benjamin West PRA (Swarthmore 1738 - London 1820)
Art / Oil paintings
1800 - 1899
Oil on canvas
857 x 1194 mm (33 ¾ x 47 in)Order this image
Quebec House, Kent (Accredited Museum)
Oil painting on canvas (en brunaille), The Death of General Wolfe, after Benjamin West PRA (Swarthmore 1738 - London 1820). General James Wolfe (1727-1759). The 1770 prime version which was the first painting Benjamin West exhibited in public (RA 1771) is in the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. This picture is an anonymous monchrome painting after West's painting, a 1779 version of which, also by West, is at Ickworth (NT 851783).
Peter Winkworth, London (on loan to Quebec House); purchased by the National Trust at auction at Christie's, King Street, London, 29 October 2015 (lot 58).
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after Benjamin West PRA (Swarthmore 1738 - London 1820), artist