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Lot#4 || Henry Singleton (1766 - 1839)
THE LAST EFFORT AND FALL OF TIPOO SULTAUN (Circa 1800)

Engraving
7.00 x 9.50 in

Estimate   20,000 - ₹ 1,00,000

PROVENANCE
Sunil Baboo Collection
CATALOGUE NOTES
NON-EXPORTABLE ITEM.
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.
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