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Webber, John (1751-1793) The Death of Captain Cook.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
511
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Webber, John (1751-1793) The Death of Captain Cook. London: J. Webber, 1784. Large engraved scene, printed on laid paper, depicting Cook's tragic death; William Byrne (1743-1805) and Francesco Bartolozzi (1727-1815), after the original drawing by John Webber; some repairs of marginal tears, the sheet toned, matted, 19 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Cook, David Spinney, Bartolozzi, British people, English people, Exploration, Fellows of the Royal Society, Francesco Bartolozzi, James Cook, John Webber, Webber, William Byrne, London

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