Mezzotint and etching. 430 x 285mm (17 x 11¼").
Oval mezzotint portrait of Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754-1836), surrounded by an etched border with engraved text. An effective diplomat, he served the Ancien Régime, the French Revolution, Napoleon, and the restored Bourbon monarchy. Published in the 'Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française'. Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Prince of Bénévent, was a French diplomat. He worked successfully from the regime of Louis XVI, through the French Revolution and then under Napoleon I, Louis XVIII, Charles X, and Louis-Philippe.
[Ref: 28220] £140.00