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Napoleon I

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, published)

  • Date:

    1829 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
    Vernet, Horace Emile-Jean, born 1789 - died 1863 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.517-1959

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Portrait, full-length, of Napoleon in civilian clothes, seated beside a parapet on which rests a newspaper, facing half right.

Place of Origin

London (probably, published)

Date

1829 (published)

Artist/maker

Reynolds, Samuel William the elder, born 1773 - died 1835 (engraver)
Vernet, Horace Emile-Jean, born 1789 - died 1863 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Horace Vernet S W Reynolds.'
Inscribed in ink

Dimensions

Height: 37.5 cm cut to, Width: 26.7 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Print depicting Napoleon in exile at St. Helena, reading a newspaper in civilian clothes. Mezzotint by Samuel William Reynolds after Horcace Vernet, 1829.

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.

Production Note

Attribution note: Undescribed state before letters

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Exile; Newspaper

Categories

Prints; Portraits

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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