Lot 69Continental School
Battle Scene with a Fallen Officer, thought to represent an Incident at the Battle of Friedland
Gray ink and wash with some pale brown wash on paper
8 5/8 x 16 3/4 inches (22 x 42.5 cm)
The Battle of Friedland, a major engagement in Napoleon's war aginst the Russian Empire, took place on June 14, 1807. Fought on both sides of the Alle River in East Prussia, the battle was a decisive victory for Napoleon, as it forced Alexander I of Russia to agree to the terms of the Treaty of Tilsit.
C Estate of Dr. Robert A. Silver
Sold for $630
Glued to the mount at several points along the upper edge. Glue stains at either upper corner; some faint staining along the left edge.
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