Death of General Pike, at L. York
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- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3222B
- Date / Time :
- March 02, 2019 10:00AM
Death of General Pike, at L. York, Oliver Tarbell Eddy, Wethersfield, Vermont, c. 1813, engraving depicting Zebulon Pike as fallen off of his rearing horse and lying on the ground beside his sword, in a black-painted molded frame, ht. 16, wd. 14 in. (sight).
Note: General Zebulon Pike was killed on April 27, 1813 at the siege of Fort York. This work is thought to be Eddy's earliest known engraving.
The sheet is reinforced on the back with very fine silk mesh, there is a horizontal fold in the center with a few associated tears, the right and left edges have a few approx. 1 to 1 1/2 in closed tears; there are three repaired tears along the top edge, one small repaired hole below the horse's belly, and at lower right edge; plate mark is complete; image has minor toning but is bright overall.
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