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Lancier en vedette or Un Lancier (A Lancer)

1816
Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Beraldi 28; Sanchez 2, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.2 × 23 cm (11 7/8 × 9 1/16 in.) Image: 23.4 × 20.5 cm (9 3/16 × 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.549

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A lancer on a horse, with a standard, stands motionless, his back is to the viewer; his shoulders and head are turned slightly to the left so you see his profile
To the right, in the background, is a second lancer on his horse with a standard

Inscription

In stone, l.l. H. Vernet 1816.; l.r. Lithographé par G. Engelmann

Provenance

By 1938 W. G. Russell Allen (1882 - 1955), Boston; 1938 Gift to MFA, Boston (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen