Lot 419 of 522:
Captain May captures General La Vega  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Capture of Genl. La Vega by the Gallant Capt. May at the Battle of Resaca de la Palma May 9th, 1846
Author:
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Nathaniel Currier
Date:
1846
Description:

Hand-colored lithograph. Print image 21.6x32.2 cm (8½x12¾") on a sheet 26.6x35.7 cm (10¼x14"), matted. First Edition.

An active scene dominated by the image of the mounted May, pistol in hand, staying de la Vega’s hand, while two Mexican soldiers attempt to prevent him. An early depiction of a Texas battle.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Margins browned and chipped; very good.
 
Item number:
306075
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