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1846 (published)
Place of origin

Three-quarter length portrait of Emir Abdelkader (Abd El Kader), an Algerian leader of the 19th century.

Object details

Object type
TitleAbd-El-Kader (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
engraving on paper
Brief description
'Abd-El-Kader', engraving, Cook after M. Rozetti, published London, 1846
Physical description
Three-quarter length portrait of Emir Abdelkader (Abd El Kader), an Algerian leader of the 19th century.
  • Cut to height: 24cm
  • Cut to width: 14.5cm
dimensions taken from departmental notes
Marks and inscriptions
Abd-El-Kader from an original drawing after nature by M. Rozetti London published by Richard Bentley 1846. Cook sc.
Credit line
Given by Mr and Mrs Fowke Mangeot
Object history
The engraving appeared in Volume 20 (1846) of the literary magazine Bentley's Miscellany, alongside an article by Everard Clive titled 'Jugurtha and Abd-El-Kader'. A footnote to the engraving reads: 'We are indebted for this portrait to M. Rozetti, a young artist in the French service, who sketched it from life while a prisoner in the Emir's camp.'
Bibliographic references
  • The donor was the artist's grandson
  • This object is part of a group of objects, E.921 to 947-1976, given by Mr. and Mrs. Fowke Mangeot
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Record createdJune 30, 2009
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