[Mort Glorieuse du General Causse, Tue a la bataille de Dego. (15th April 1796)][The mortally wounded French general dies contented having been informed by Napoleon Bonaparte that victory is won.]
Etching and aquatint with descriptive letterpress sheet, 185 x 135mm. 7¼ x 5¼".
The Second Battle of Dego was fought on 14 and 15 April 1796 during the French Revolutionary Wars between French forces and Austro-Sardinian forces. The battle was fought near Dego, a hamlet in northwestern Italy, and ended in a French victory. From a series of propaganda prints publicising the heroic exploits of French soldiers of the Revolutionary army; probably 'Les Fastes du Peuple français, ou tableaux raisonnés de toutes les actions héroïques et civiques du soldat et du citoyen français' by Jacques Grasset Saint-Sauveur.
See BNF: FRBNF40253477.
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