Lot#4 || Henry Singleton (1766 - 1839)
THE LAST EFFORT AND FALL OF TIPOO SULTAUN
7.00 x 9.50 in
₹ 20,000 -
Sunil Baboo Collection
Painted by H. Singleton and Engraved by J. Rogers. Published by The London Printing and Publishing Company. A smaller engraving lower center "Tippoo's sons given to the English as hostages". Singleton was noted for large compositions from the Bible, Shakespeare or contemporary historical events. This engraving is a version of Singleton's original oil on canvas painting series made in circa 1800. Comparable: THE ASSAULT AND TAKING OF SERINGAPATAM; THE LAST EFFORTS AND FALL OF TIPPO SULTAUN; THE SURRENDER OF TWO SONS OF TIPPO SULTAUN; AND THE BODY OF TIPPO SULTAUN RECOGNISED BY HIS FAMILY. Sotheby's London 2005. 20,400 GBP.