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Napoleon I

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    28/06/1814 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
    Thompson (publisher)
    Jacques-Louis David, born 1748 - died 1825 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.581-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case G, shelf 4, box C

Physical description

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing half left and wearing military uniform,.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

28/06/1814 (published)

Artist/maker

Turner, Charles ARA, born 1774 - died 1857 (engraver)
Thompson (publisher)
Jacques-Louis David, born 1748 - died 1825 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Bonaparte; from a Picture in the possession of the Right Honble. Lord Brooke. David pinxt. C. Turner sculpt. London: Pub. June 28, 1814, for the Proprietor, by Thompson, 26, St. James Street. Proof.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 35.6 cm, Width: 25.1 cm

Descriptive line

Print, head and shoulders portrait of Napoleon I wearing military uniform. Mezzotint by Charles Turner after Jacques-Louis David, 1814. Proof.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Emperor

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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