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[A French grenadier supports a wounded standard-bearer in the heat of a battle.]
[A French grenadier supports a wounded standard-bearer in the heat of a battle.]
Bellange [in image] Lith. de G. Englemann.
[n.d., c.1830.]
Lithograph, image 408 x 437mm.
Dramatic scene by Hippolyte Bellangé (1800 - 1866), French painter and printmaker. Pupil of Gros, he exhibited at the Salon. From 1823 to 1835 he published 15 albums of lithographs focused on Napoleonic military history. In 1837 he moved to Rouen to become curator of the Musée des Beaux-Arts and returned to Paris in 1853. Godefroy Engelmann (1788 - 1839) was a lithographic printer, famed 'Körner' (grinder) for crayon-lithographs, and patentee of chromolithography. He set up a press in Paris in June 1816. He improved lithography, paricularly by developing lithographic wash in 1819, and the impressive effects of his innovative techniques are displayed here.
[Ref: 7760]   £360.00  
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Trois ans de menage.
Trois ans de menage.
Hte. Bellange [in image.] Lith. de Villain.
Chez Gihaut editeur Bard. des Italiens, No.5 [n.d., c.1835.]
Lithograph, sheet 265 x 360mm. 10½ x 14¼".
A gentleman playing billiards is interrupted by his irate wife with their children. By Hippolyte Bellangé (1800 - 1866), French painter and printmaker. Pupil of Gros, he exhibited at the Salon. In 1837 he moved to Rouen to become curator of the Musée des Beaux-Arts and returned to Paris in 1853.
[Ref: 11090]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Le Cholera.
Le Cholera. Pardon, mon Capitaine. Ma[...] crois bien que c’est en donnant une poignée de mans au camarade [...]ntre, que j’aurai attrapé la pidérnie regnante......vu que’il sori de l’hopital y a huit jours.
H.te Bellangé 1832. I.Lith. de Gihaut frères éditeurs.
Boulevard des Italiens No.5.
Lithograph. 228 x 183mm. 9 x 7¼". Stain in the title area. Some text missing.
Cholera didn't reach France until the second pandemic between 1829 and 1831, at which point 20,000 succumbed in Paris and 100,000 deaths in all of France. Here a scene of soldiers and their captain drinking away their pains and sorrows at a local street-side bar. One soldier is particularly drunk, hardly holding himself up against a senior officer.
[Ref: 16816]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Bataille de Dresde.
Bataille de Dresde.
Bellangé del.t Litho: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. Sheet 445 x 596mm (17½ x 23½").
The Battle of Dresden (1813), which resulted in a French victory under Napoleon against forces of the Sixth Coalition of Austrians, Russians and Prussian under Field Marschal Schwartzenberg. Unfortunately the French troops did not completely deter all the Coalition Forces, and a few days later at the Battle of Kulm, Napoleon's forces were surrounded and forced to surrender. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 30790]   £220.00  
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Vive le Vin.
Vive le Vin.
Bellangé
Lith de G. Engelmann [1818]
Lithograph, printed area 195 x 130mm (7¾ x 5"). Fine impression.
Drunken soldiers embracing outside a tavern. Lithograph by Hippolyte Bellangé (1800-66), French painter and printmaker. A pupil of Gros (with whom he studied alongside R.P. Bonington and Paul Delaroche), Bellangé exhibited at the Salon and from 1823 to 1835 he published fifteen albums of lithographs focused on Napoleonic military history. He later moved to Rouen to become curator of the Musée des Beaux-Arts before returning to Paris in 1853. Godefroy Engelmann (1788-1839) was a lithographic printer, famed 'Körner' (grinder) for crayon-lithographs, and patentee of chromolithography. He set up a press in Paris in June 1816. He improved lithography, paricularly by developing lithographic wash in 1819, and the impressive effects of his innovative techniques are displayed h
[Ref: 43355]   £110.00   (£132.00 incl.VAT)
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