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Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte as King of Italy

1806


Catalogue Raisonné

Apell 42, [ii/ii](Apell describes only one state, with only Longhi's name and the date "1806"); Le Blanc 32; Beraldi, vol. 9, p. 189

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.5 x 25.5 cm (13 3/16 x 10 1/16 in.) Platemark: 30.2 x 24.6 cm (11 7/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14129

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, below the portrait, ".......... Solus / Res Italas armis tutaris, moribus ornas / Legibus emendas .......... / Hor."

Markings

Verso, upper right-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund