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Climax of Disaster, from Grand Leicestershire Steeplechase

A work made of color aquatint on paper.
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  • A work made of color aquatint on paper.


published 1830


Charles Bentley (English, 1806-1854)
after Henry Alken (English, 1785-1851)
published by R.A. Ackermann (English, 1764-1834)

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Charles Bentley


Climax of Disaster, from Grand Leicestershire Steeplechase


England (Artist's nationality:)

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Published 1830


Color aquatint on paper


Image: 25.5 × 36.5 cm (10 1/16 × 14 3/8 in.); Plate: 36 × 45.5 cm (14 3/16 × 17 15/16 in.); Sheet: 40 × 50 cm (15 3/4 × 19 11/16 in.)

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Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Schweppe and William McCallin McKee Memorial Endowment

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