[Action Heroique de Francois Mallet, Chasseur de la Iere compagnie, du Ier. bataillon de la division no.1. (18th November 1793)][A French infantryman Mallet asks his commander to fix his bayonet to his musket for him, his left hand being injured and bandaged. He then continues the assault on the enemy fortress (background), helping to secure victory.]
Etching and aquatint with descriptive letterpress sheet, 185 x 135mm. 7¼ x 5¼".
From a series of propaganda prints publicising the heroic exploits of French soldiers of the Revolutionary army on the battlefield; 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.
[Ref: 15821] £90.00