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William Woollett

William Woollett ‘The Death of General Wolfe’

June 7, 2014January 11, 2015 Free


The Death of General Wolfe by Benjamin West, depicts Major-General James Wolfe’s death in 1759 at the moment when Britain announced victory against the French in Quebec. The painting was so popular that William Woollett produced an engraving of it.

Loyd Grossman, owner of plate, has generously allowed Gainsborough’s House to print a limited edition of 50 prints in aid of Gainsborough’s House. These prints are exclusive to Gainsborough’s House and are for sale at £300 and a special price of £250 for Friends and Patrons.