Portrait of Major General James Wolfe

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1760

GUSN

GUSN-3946

Description

Half-length portrait of Major General James Wolfe, Commander in Chief of his Majesty's Forces in the Expedition Against Quebec. Torso turned slightly left, wearing a coat; hair pulled back and tied, with side curls. Set within a rondel resting on a shelf.

Details

Descriptive Terms

portraits
engravings (prints)
engraving (printing process)
glass (material)
ink
paper (fiber product)
pine (wood)
pine (wood)
Picture
Portrait
Ink
Unidentified Paper
Pine
Glass
Stipple Engraved
Portrait

Inscription

""Printed for E. Bakewell & H. Parker opposite Birchen Lane in Cornhil, T.B. Bonlesin St. Pauls Church Yard, John Bowles & Son in Cornhil & Robt. Sayer at the Golden Buck Fecit Pinxt""

Associated Person

Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Bowles, John (Publisher)
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 (Maker)
E. Bakewell & H. Parker (Publisher)

Location of Origin

London, England; Cornhil, England; England

Dimensions

15.938 x 12.063 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.224