c1876 Large Engraving Wellington n Blücher at Waterloo


An impressive c1876 large hand coloured engraving of The Meeting of Wellington and Blücher after the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 by Charles W. Sharpe and based on the painting by Daniel Macklise from 1861.

The image depicts the moment towards the end of the Battle of Waterloo, on 18 June 1815, when the commanders of the allied British and Prussian armies, the Duke of Wellington and Marshal Blücher, met near La Belle Alliance. This engraving is an example of the idealisation of Arthur Wellesley’s heroic victory over Napoleon and is an example of the popularity of the subject for artists in the 19th and 20th centuries. Wellington remains today one of the most celebrated figures in British history. The print has been mounted and glazed and set in a quality wooden frame. Please note this is a large print.

Size image: 114 x 30 cm ( 45 x 12 inches)
Size frame: 151 x 72 x 3cm (59½ x 28¼ x 1 1/8 inches)
Weight: 10.2kg