© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2015.7
People
Johan Frederik Clemens, Danish (Poland 1749 - 1831 Copenhagen)
After John Trumbull, American (Lebanon, CT 1756 - 1843 New York, NY)
Published by Antonio Cesare Poggi (active 1769 - 1836)
Title
Death of General Montgomery
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1798
Culture
Danish
Location
Level 3, Room 3500, Special Exhibitions Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving on cream antique laid paper
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
plate: 50.8 x 76.5 cm (20 x 30 1/8 in.)
sheet: 64.8 x 87.6 cm (25 1/2 x 34 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: lower left, in plate: Painted by John Trumbull Esq.r
  • inscription: center, in plate: The Death of General Montgomery / In the Attack of Quebec Dec.r 1775
  • inscription: center, in plate: London, Published March 1798, by A.C. de Poggi, No. 91, New Bond Street.
  • inscription: lower right, in plate: Engraved by J.T. [sic] Clemens
  • watermark: coat-of-arms
Provenance
[The Old Print Gallery, Washington, DC] sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2015
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
ii/ii
Standard Reference Number
Apell 97.4.II; LeBlanc, II.22.9
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Fund for the Acquisition of Prints Older than 150 Years
Accession Year
2015
Object Number
2015.7
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Ethan Lasser, ed., The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, exh. cat., Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2017), p. 120, Plate 56a

Exhibition History

The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 05/19/2017 - 12/31/2017; The Hunterian Art Gallery, 03/23/2018 - 06/24/2018

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