Miaulisse vend au profit des Grecs.
Lithographié d'après un portrait peint à Napolie de Romanie.
Rare lithograph, printed area approx. 285 x 200mm (11¼ x 8"). Bit dusty.
Andreas Vokos, nicknamed Miaoulis (1768 - 1835), Greek admiral and politician, who commanded Greek naval forces from 1822 to 1827 during the Greek War of Independence (1821-1829). He retired from his post soon to allow the British Thomas Cochrane to take over as commander, at a point in the struggle when Western European powers were intervening significantly in the conduct of the conflict. Lithograph sold to raise money for the Greek cause, by Zéphirin Belliard (1798-1861), portrait painter and lithographer who taught Honoré Daumier.
[Ref: 40373] £260.00