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Tomb of Colonel Moncey (Tombeau de Colonel Moncey)

Buste du Colonel Moncey Couronné de Lauriers par Ses Fréres d'Armes (Bust of Colonel Moncey Crowned with Laurels by His Brothers in Arms)

1818
Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Beraldi 39; Sanchez 21, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.4 × 27.4 cm (15 1/2 × 10 13/16 in.) Image: 19.3 × 22.5 cm (7 5/8 × 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.631

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Five soldiers from five different regiments that served with Colonel Moncey crown a bust atop a pediment with a laurel wreath
One soldier writes on the pediment below the inscription Au Col Moncey
Colonel Moncey was killed in 1817 at the age of 24 in a deplorable accident

Inscription

In stone: b.c.: H. Vernet - 1818; l.r. Lithog. de C. de Lasteyrie

Provenance

By 1938, W. G. Russell Allen (1882 - 1955), Boston; 1938 gift (Accession date: April 14, 1938).

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen