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Death of the Chevalier Bayard

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  • Title (object)

    • Death of the Chevalier Bayard
  • Description

    The Chevalier lies against a tree trunk, in armour and holding his sword upright by the blade, soldiers surround him on foot and horseback; a fortress on a steep hill behind; after Benjamin West (Staley 77); published state. 1774

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  • Date

    • 1774
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 627 millimetres
    • Width: 511 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image on lower edge with production detail: "B. West Pinxit.", "V. Green Mezzotino Engraver to his Majesty Fecit." and publication line: "Publish'd by J. Boydell Cheapside Feb 1 1774"
  • Bibliography

    • Whitman 1902 177 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 Undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Portfolio)

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  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

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Object reference number: PPA130578

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