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Les Quatre Sergents de la Rochelle

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1822 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Raffet, Auguste, born 1804 - died 1860 (artist)
    Unknown (engraver)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching

  • Museum number:

    E.795-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 233

Physical description

Etching signed 'Raffet del.' Inscribed with title and 'Place de Greve, 21 Septembre, 1822 à 5h 30m.'

Place of Origin

France (possibly, made)

Date

ca.1822 (made)

Artist/maker

Raffet, Auguste, born 1804 - died 1860 (artist)
Unknown (engraver)

Materials and Techniques

Etching

Marks and inscriptions

'Raffet del.'
Signed

'Place de Greve, 21 Septembre, 1822 à 5h 30m.'
Inscribed with title and

Dimensions

Height: 16.2 cm

Object history note

For the history of the plates of which this is one, see Giacomelli, p.282 [Giacomelli, H. 'Raffet, Son Oeuvre Lithographique, et Ses Eaux-fortes.' Paris, 1862.]

Descriptive line

'Les Quatre Sergents de la Rochelle.' [The Four Sargeants of La Rochelle] Plate to 'Histoire de France', by l'Abbé de Mongaillard, Paris, 1836. Engraved by an un-identified artist after Raffet. Inscribed with the title and the date, 21st September 1822.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Techniques

Etching

Subjects depicted

Officers (military officers)

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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