The combate in Smithfield betwixt Iohn de Astley and Sr. Philip Boyle, 30 Ian. an. 1441 [art original].

Creator:
Tovey, J., active 1793, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : pen and ink on laid paper ; image 14 x 21.7 cm, on sheet 15.6 x 23 cm
Notes:
Artist identified as Tovey in the Sotheby's catalogue description of the volume in which this drawing is bound.
Copied from a print by Wenceslaus Hollar; cf. British Museum online catalogue, registration no.: 1880,1113.4121.
Date based on publication date of the work in which this drawing is bound.
Formerly owned by Lindsay Fleming, Aldwick Grange, Bognor Regis, Sussex. Sold at Sotheby's (Lindsay Fleming sale), lot 144, to Pickering & Chatto for W.S. Lewis, 23 March 1972.
Mounted on page 64.2 in volume 1 of James Dallaway's interleaved, extra-illustrated copy of his: Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England. Gloucester : Printed by R. Raikes, for T. Cadell, London, 1793.
Title written in ink within banner at top of image.
Abstract:
A scene of combat on foot in front of three stands of spectators, including Henry VI, in Smithfield, London; heralds and soldiers stand in the foreground.
Variant Titles:
Combat in Smithfield betwixt John de Astley and Sir Philip Boyle, 30 Jan. an. 1441
Topics:
Fighting.
Knights.
Topics:
Dallaway, James,--1763-1834--Ownership.
Fleming, Lindsay--Ownership.
Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607-1677, artist.
Language:
English
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--18th century.
Pen works--British--18th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Inquiries into the origin and progress of the science of heraldry in England.
Call Number:
Quarto 142 793D vol.1
Orbis Record:
13680870
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36639
Citation:
J. Tovey, The Combate in Smithfield betwixt Iohn de Astley and Sr. Philip Boyle, 30 Ian. an. 1441. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16702995
PID:
digcoll:4677802