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Portrait of Napoleon I

1807
Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833), After Stefano Tofanelli (Italian, 1752–1812), After Baron François Pascal Simon Gérard (French, 1770–1837)


Catalogue Raisonné

Halsey 129, Third Trial Proof; Apell 129, an unfinished state before i/vii; Le Blanc 145, a state somewhere between i/vi and iii/vi, possibly ii/vi

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.2 x 32.5 cm (17 13/16 x 12 13/16 in.) Platemark: 43.8 x 31.2 cm (17 1/4 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13682

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Third trial proof.

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper left-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