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Napoléon sur un Cap de L'Île d' Elbe (Napoleon standing on a promontory of the island of Elba, 1817)

1817
Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet (called Horace Vernet) (French, 1789–1863)


Catalogue Raisonné

Beraldi 34; Sanchez 12, second state

Dimensions

Sheet: 34 × 22.5 cm (13 3/8 × 8 7/8 in.) Image: 19.5 × 19.2 cm (7 11/16 × 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.62

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Napoleon is standing in uniform, with his back to the viewer and looking slightly right, on a promontory overlooking the sea; his arms look to be crossed over his chest

Inscription

Sanchez notes that in the second state the signature and date have become deleted

Provenance

Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge, by whom given to MFA 1/8/1948

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge