Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827). Medium: pen and ink on paper. Date: 19th Century. Wellingtons Sieg oder die Schlacht bei Vittoria; composed by Ludwig van Beethoven to commemorate the Duke of Wellington's victory over the French at the Battle of Vitoria in Spain, June 21st 1813; it was dedicated to the Prince Regent, later George IV; Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852) 1st Duke of Wellington; Provenance: Staatsbibliothek, Berlin, Germany. Photographic rights held by The Bridgeman Art Library.