Lot 16: WILLIAM SIMPSON, (BRITISH 1823-1899), "BAZAINE''S ARMY OF METZ MARCHING OUT AS PRISONERS OF WAR"
December 14, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
"BAZAINE''S ARMY OF METZ MARCHING OUT AS PRISONERS OF WAR"
Signed and dated ''William Simpson. 29th October 1870'' bottom center; also titled bottom left, pen, ink and washes on paper laid down to heavy wove paper, unframed
Image size: 12 7/8 x 21 3/4 in. (32.7 x 55.2)
Support size: 13 3/16 x 22 in. (33.5 x 55.9cm)
The present lot will be accompanied by three additional works on paper of the same medium by the same artist, including: "Investiture of Knights of the Bath Head Quarters Before Sebastopol"; "The Royal Naval Rocket Brigade Firing Rockets at Senafe"; and "Opening Council, Rome".
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