Graham Coton (biography)Medium:
Gouache on BoardSize:
8" x 13" (205mm x 340mm)Date:
1973This is the original Gouache painting by Graham Coton.
The White Company was a 14th Century Italian mercenary Company of Adventure led from its arrival in Italy in 1361 to 1365 by the German Albert Sterz and later by the Englishman John Hawkwood.
Although the White Company is the name by which it is popularly known, it was initially called the Great Company of English and Germans and would later often be referred to as the English Company. A rank of archers provide covering fire in the background.
Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 619 (24 November 1973).
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