Major General John Sullivan

Johann Martin Will, German, 1727 - 1806

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1776

Mezzotint engraving on paper

Unknown

Image: 12 3/4 × 9 in. (32.4 × 22.9 cm)

Plate: 16 × 11 in. (40.6 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Richard Harriss Barr, Class of 1955

2014.81

Printer

probably Johann Martin Will, Augsburg, Germany

Publisher

Thomas Hart, London

Geography/Culture

Europe, Germany

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, in plate, below image, center: MAJOR GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN / A distinguish'd OFFICER in the CONTINENTAL ARMY. / Publish'd as the Act directs 22 Aug.t [t super script] by Tho.s [s superscript] Hart London; numbered, in plate, below image, right: 92; inscribed, in plate, below image, lower right: Ioh. Martin Will excudit Aug.Ving.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 64, ill. fig. 9.6.

Published References

Fischer, Joseph R. A Well-Executed Failure: The Sullivan Campaign against the Iroquois, July-September 1779. (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1997). Nelson, Paul David. "Sullivan, John (1740-1795)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. 1-3. "Robert Sayer." British Museum. Stinjman, Ad. "Terms in Print Address."

Provenance

Richard Harriss Barr, Londonderry, Vermont; given to the present collection, 2014.

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