The Death of Captain Faulknor.

Method Stipple engraving
Artist William Bromley and Blackberd after Thomas Stothard
Published Published by R. Bowyer, Historic Gallery, Pall Mall 1801 Proprietor of the Splendid Edition of Humes History of England
Dimensions Image 615 x 459 mm, Sheet 720 x 498
Notes A dramatic engraving of the fate of Captain Faulkner, with his right arm gripping the bowsprit of 'La Pique' with the weight of his body supported by the capstan of 'La Blanche'. His crew clamour to hold him having been shot at close range by a Frenchman.

Robert Faulknor the younger (1763–1795) was an eighteenth century Royal Navy officer. Robert died in an action off Guadeloupe in the eastern Caribbean Sea as depicted in this print.

C. Blackberd (fl. 1784 - 1810) was an engraver and portrait painter, he exhibited at the RA 1784-1810.

William Bromley (1769 - 1842) was a London based painter, line engraver, etcher, occasional mezzotinter, and publisher. He exhibited engravings at the Royal Academy 1786-1842.

Thomas Stothard (1755 - 1834) was a Royal Academician. Working as a draughtsman,illustrator and miniature painter.

Robert Bowyer (1758 - 1834) was miniature painter and print publisher. Bowyer was the proprietor of the Historic Gallery of paintings commissioned to be engraved to illustrate Hume's History.

Condition: Some creasing and foxing in the margins not affecting image
Framing unmounted
Price £750.00
Stock ID 10649