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Arab Chief, Crossing the Desert.
Arab Chief, Crossing the Desert. Equestrian Gallery, by Victor Adam. No 7.
Victor Adam del.
London, published by Charles Tilt 86, Fleet St. [n.d., c.1838].
Lithograph, sheet 330 x 470mm (13 x 18½") A full sheet; some light foxing. Repaired hole in design lower left.
A mounted arab with lance, after Victor Adam (1801 - 1866).
[Ref: 44439]   £240.00  
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Affaire d'Arcis sur-Aube.
Affaire d'Arcis sur-Aube.
V. Adam del.t. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 295 x 350mm (11½ x 13¾").
The Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube (2021 March 1814) was fought between the French and Austrian armies as Napoleon attempted to stop the Allied advance on Paris. Outnumbered, the French withdrew before their opponents realised how small his forces were. Napoleon fought only one more battle before his abdication and exile to Elba. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 35927]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Drapeaux pris à Austerlitz recus à Notre-Dame.
Drapeaux pris à Austerlitz recus à Notre-Dame.
V. Adam del. Litho: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 305 x 380mm (12 x 15").
In the Battle of Austerlitz (2nd December 1805) Napoleon crushed the Third Coalition and effectively destroyed the Holy Roman Empire. As part of the victory celebrations (which included the commissioning of the Arc de Triomphe) fifty captured regimental colours were paraded at Notre Dame Cathedral. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 35926]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tribute to Napoleon.]
[Tribute to Napoleon.] Ton souffle du chaos faisait sortir les lois ; / Ton image insultait aux dépouilles des rois. / Et, debout sur l'airain de leurs foudres guerrieres, / Entretenait le ciel du bruit de tes exploits. Casimir Delavigne.
Dessiné par V. Adam.
à Paris chez Dopter, rue St Jacques, No. 21. [n.d., c.1835.]
Mezzotint. 240 x 320mm (9½ x 12½"). Trimmed to plate at sides, some damp staining at top.
A tribute to Napoleon, showing the second statue of the former emperor on top of the Vendôme Column, showing Napoleon a tricorn hat, boots and a redingote (riding coat), as erected by Louis-Philippe I (reigned 1830-46). Around the statue are events from Napoleon's life, starting and ending in storm clouds, but his successes shining against a rainbow arching above. The verse is from Casimir Delavigne's 'À Napoléon', part of his 'Les Messéniennes, Livre II' (1835).
[Ref: 36064]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Bataille de Friedland
Bataille de Friedland
V.Adam del. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 320 x 415mm (12½ x 16¼").
The Battle of Friedland (June 14, 1807), 45 kilometres southeast of Königsberg. in Prussia, in which the French under Napoleon decisively defeated Count von Bennigsen's Russian army. The 23-hour battle effectively ended the War of the Fourth Coalition (18061807) against Napoleon. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 35930]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Bataille Et Victoire D'Inkermann
Bataille Et Victoire D'Inkermann Mort du General Anglais. Crimee 5 Novembre 1854. Battle And Victory Of Inkermann Death of the english Commander in Chief Crimea the 5th. November 1854.
V. Adam [facsimile signature in image lower left.]
a Paris, chez Gosselin, Imp. Editr St. Jacques, 71. a lyon, chez Gadola [n.d., c.1855].
Coloured lithograph, sheet 440 x 600mm. 17¼ x 23½".
The Battle of Inkerman, a battle of the Crimean War, was fought on November 5, 1854 and resulted in a British and French victory under General Pierre Bosquet against the Russian forces under General Menshikov. In this battle British soldiers fought bravely under the remote leadership of Lord Raglan. The battle was eventually won by a counter-offensive by the French soldiers under General Bosquet. Victor Adam (1801 - 1866), painter and lithographer.
[Ref: 9042]   £360.00  
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Les Jeux Olympiques à Olympie. (884). Grèce et Italie Pl.2
Les Jeux Olympiques à Olympie. (884). Grèce et Italie Pl.2
V. Adam [facsimile inside image.]
Imp. Lemercier, Paris. [n.d. c.1849.]
Lithograph. 361 x 266mm. 14¼ x 10½".
An olympic chariot race, the leader rushes past the turning pillar, with the second place chariot fast on his heels; a third chariot can be seen in the distance. A large crowd looks on at such a traditional olympic sport. A temple can be seen in the distance to the left of the pillar.
[Ref: 16842]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Marche Triomphale. Hippodrome National.
Marche Triomphale. Hippodrome National.
V. Adam [lithograph facsimile.]
Par 5_Jeannin, Edit. Place du Louvre, 20. Imp. Lemercier a Paris. [n.d. c.1850.]
Hand-coloured tinted lithograph. 438 x 622mm. 17¼ x 24½".
A triumphal march of lords and ladies led by four standard bearers.
See Ref: 15734 & 16842 for other Victor Adam items.
[Ref: 20837]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue de Mataro.
Vue de Mataro. La Division di G.al Curial repousse l'attaque tenteé par les Constitutionels Espagnols sur la ville de Mataro. 24 Mai 1823.
V. Adam. J. Lith de Delpech.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Lithograph. Printed area 210 x 240mm, 8¼ x 9½". Some spotting.
A battle at the coastal city of Mataró, in the province of Barcelona, Spain, part of the Spanish Civil War, 18201823. In April 1823 France send an invasion force to help the monarchist restore King Ferdinand VII to the throne.
[Ref: 15496]   £230.00  
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Traité avec les Etats-Unis.
Traité avec les Etats-Unis.
V: Adam del. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. 431 x 610mm (17 x 24"). Small nicks and tears around edges.
The Convention of 1800, also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine. The signing seen here on September 30, 1800 between the United States and France to settle the hostilities that had erupted during the Quasi-War. U.S President John Adams sent a commission composed of William Vans Murray, Oliver Ellsworth, and William Richardson Davie to negotiate the agreement. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 29990]   £420.00  
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Méhémet-Ali. Vice Roi d'Egypte.
Méhémet-Ali. Vice Roi d'Egypte.
V. Adam. Imp. de Lemercier, Benard et C.e.
Paris, chez Tessari et C.e Quai des Augustins, 55. [n.d., c.1840.]
Lithograph. Printed area 300 x 370mm (11¾ x 10½"). Large margins.
Equestrian portrait of Muhammad Ali [1769? 1849], pasha of Egypt after 1805. He scored great successes fighting for the Ottoman sultan in Greece until the British, French, and Russians combined to defeat his fleet at Navarino in 1827, leading to Greek independence. The sultan made the governorship of Egypt hereditary in Muhammad Ali's line and his family ruled until 1952.
[Ref: 39156]   £220.00  
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Page historique.
Page historique.
Victor Adam del. Lith. de Lemercier.
London published by Ch. Tilt 86, Fleet Street. Paris, publie par Desmaisons-Cabasson quai Voltaire No.13. New-York published by Bailly Ward et Cie [n.d., c.1840].
Lithograph, sheet 550 x 365mm (21¾ x 14½"). A full sheet; some light foxing. Repaired hole in design lower left.
Nine vignette scenes from Russian history after Victor Adam (1801 - 1866), surmounted by a battle scene captioned 'Pierre 1er a Pultawa' below to the decorative frame. The whole surrounded by a simple border. The Battle of Poltava on 27 June 1709 was the decisive victory of Peter I of Russia over Charles XII of Sweden in one of the battles of the Great Northern War. It is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power; the Russians took their place as the leading nation of northern Europe. From a folio; numbered '5' in lower margin.
[Ref: 22450]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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