Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Charles Landseer - The Surrender of Arundel Castle to Sir William Waller, January 6th, 1643.
"Shortly after, the enemy sent a drum, with Colonel Rawlins and Major Mullins, to treat for a final agreement, upon which treaty they condescended to Sir William." - p. 66
"On thursday, the enemy sent a drummer to me with a letter signifying their willingness to surrender the castle, if they might have honourable conditions." - p. 74
"Letter from Sir W. Waller to the Lieut.-General, the Earl of Essex, Jan. 6, 1643/4." - M.A. Tierney, History of Arundel, 1834, vol. I.
signed and dated 'C. Landseer RA 1870' (lower left)
oil on canvas
46 x 72¼ in.
Price Realized £21,150
at 6:00 AM