Napoleon ut in morte recumbit.Dedicated with Permission to the Countess Bertrand By her obliged and most obed.t Serv.t Will.m Rubidge. Taken at St. Helena in Presence of Countess Bertrand, Count Montholon &c.&c.&c.
London, Published Aug.t 20. 1821, by Henry Meyer, 3 Red Lion Square, High Holborn.
Stipple and engraving, large paper. Plate 330 x 265mm. 13 x 10½".
Napoleon I, Emperor of France (1769-1821) on his deathbed. William Rubidge was the only professional artist who painted Napoleon while in captivity, and also sketched the dead emperor on his deathbed.
Ex Collection: William Fitzwilliam Burton [1796-1844], of Burton hall, Carlow; Eire, landowner.
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