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Cheval de [***]
Cheval de [***]
V. Adam.
[***] fr. édit. r. Suger, 3. Imp. J. [***]
Lithograph. Sheet 320 x 355mm (12½ x 14") Trimmed at sides, losing parts of title and inscriptions.
A grey mare.
[Ref: 58097]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Précieuse (Pouliniere Anglaise.)
Précieuse (Pouliniere Anglaise.) No 18.
V. Adam. Imprimé par A. Godard.
A Paris chez les editeurs quai aux fleurs, 19. et Tessari & C.ie quai des Grands Augustins, 55.
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 340 x 415mm (13½ x 16¼"). Back board staining.
A brood mare and her foal running in a field, chased by a Jack Russell Terrier.
[Ref: 48277]   £420.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Défaite de l'Amazone.
Amazones Historiques. Défaite de l'Amazone.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Some faint spotting. Small margins.
A half-naked woman pulled from her horse by a centaur. Her axe lies broken on the ground. Plate 6 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55558]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Victoire de l'Amazone.
Amazones Historiques. Victoire de l'Amazone.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Some faint spotting. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, swinging an axe down on a centaur. Her saddle cloth is a tiger's skin. Plate 5 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55557]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Combat a l'Arc.
Amazones Historiques. Combat a l'Arc.
Composé et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, bow drawn, with a lion-skin blanket. Plate 2 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55555]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Camille, Reine des Amazones.
Amazones Historiques. Camille, Reine des Amazones.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph, Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, with helmet, sword and tiger-skin blanket. Plate 1 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55554]   £320.00  
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Amazones Historiques. Chasse au Tigre.
Amazones Historiques. Chasse au Tigre.
Dessiné et lith. par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, à Paris.
Paris, H. Gache, rue de la Victoire 66 [n.d., c.1840].
Fine coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 370 x 500mm (14½ x 19¾"), with publisher's blindstamp. Some faint spotting. Small margins.
A half-naked woman on horseback, swinging an axe down on a tiger biting her horse's haunch. Her saddle cloth is a black panther's skin. Plate 4 of a series of scenes of the mythical female warriors drawn and lithographed by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55556]   £320.00  
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Eyen Race, Turkmann. (Etalon Arabe.) No. 4.
Eyen Race, Turkmann. (Etalon Arabe.) No. 4.
V. Adam. Lith. de Lemercier, rue du Four S. G.
A Paris, chez Tessari et Cie. rue du Cloître Notre Dame, N. 4.
Lithograph. Printed area 280 x 360mm (10¼ x 17¼"), with wide margins. Faint damp stain.
A profile of an Arab stallion, with reins but unsaddled. One of 101 plates in the 'Suites de chevaux' published by Tessari and Aumont (either collaboratively or separately), in 1835.
[Ref: 59472]   £450.00  
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Affaire d'Arcis sur-Aube.
Affaire d'Arcis sur-Aube.
V. Adam del.t. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph. Printed area 295 x 350mm (11½ x 13¾"), with very large margins.
The Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube (20-21 March 1814) was fought between the French and Austrian armies as Napoleon attempted to stop the Allied advance on Paris. Outnumbered, the French withdrew before their opponents realised how small his forces were. Napoleon fought only one more battle before his abdication and exile to Elba. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 35927]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Drapeaux pris à Austerlitz recus à Notre-Dame.
Drapeaux pris à Austerlitz recus à Notre-Dame.
V. Adam del. Litho: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 305 x 380mm (12 x 15").
In the Battle of Austerlitz (2nd December 1805) Napoleon crushed the Third Coalition and effectively destroyed the Holy Roman Empire. As part of the victory celebrations (which included the commissioning of the Arc de Triomphe) fifty captured regimental colours were paraded at Notre Dame Cathedral. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 35926]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tribute to Napoleon.]
[Tribute to Napoleon.] Ton souffle du chaos faisait sortir les lois ; / Ton image insultait aux dépouilles des rois. / Et, debout sur l'airain de leurs foudres guerrieres, / Entretenait le ciel du bruit de tes exploits. Casimir Delavigne.
Dessiné par V. Adam.
à Paris chez Dopter, rue St Jacques, No. 21. [n.d., c.1835.]
Mezzotint. 240 x 320mm (9½ x 12½"). Trimmed to plate at sides, some damp staining at top.
A tribute to Napoleon, showing the second statue of the former emperor on top of the Vendôme Column, showing Napoleon a tricorn hat, boots and a redingote (riding coat), as erected by Louis-Philippe I (reigned 1830-46). Around the statue are events from Napoleon's life, starting and ending in storm clouds, but his successes shining against a rainbow arching above. The verse is from Casimir Delavigne's 'À Napoléon', part of his 'Les Messéniennes, Livre II' (1835).
[Ref: 36064]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Statue de Napoléon I.er.
Statue de Napoléon I.er. Inaugurée à Cherbourg par S,M. Napoléon III, le 8 Août 1858. Le Véel sculp.
V. Adam. V. Adam lith. Imp. Lemercier, Paris.
Publié par Marcel Mouchel Imp.r à Cherbourg [n.d., c.1858].
Tinted lithograph. Sheet 475 x 280mm (18¾ x 11"). Tears taped.
Armand le Véel's equestrian statue of Napoleon Bonaparte in the harbour of Cherbourg-Octeville, where the remains of Napoleon arrived from St Helena in 1840
[Ref: 55860]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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[Tribute to Napoleon.]
[Tribute to Napoleon.] Ton souffle du chaos faisait sortir les lois ; / Ton image insultait aux dépouilles des rois. / Et, debout sur l'airain de leurs foudres guerrieres, / Entretenait le ciel du bruit de tes exploits. Casimir Delavigne.
Dessiné par V. Adam.
à Paris chez Dopter, rue St Jacques, No. 21. [n.d., c.1835.]
Mezzotint. 240 x 320mm (9½ x 12½"). Trimmed to plate.
A tribute to Napoleon, showing the second statue of the former emperor on top of the Vendôme Column, depicting him in a tricorn hat, boots and a redingote (riding coat), as erected by Louis-Philippe I (reigned 1830-46). Around the statue are events from Napoleon's life, starting and ending in storm clouds, but his successes shining against a rainbow arching above. The verse is from Casimir Delavigne's 'À Napoléon', part of his 'Les Messéniennes, Livre II' (1835).
[Ref: 55752]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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[Napoleon and his Marshals] Toutes Sortes de Choses par Victor Adam. 8.
[Napoleon and his Marshals] Toutes Sortes de Choses par Victor Adam. 8.
Imp. Lemercier Benard et C.e.
A Paris, chez J.h Bulla fils et F.ois Delarue, S.te de la maison Aumont, rue J.J. Rousseau, 10 [n.d., c.1830].
Scarce coloured lithograph. Sheet 470 x 590mm (18½ x 23¼"). Trimmed into title at top, tear entering image repaired. Stain on right.
Vignette equestrian portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte and twelve of his Marshals, including Ney, Soult and Poniatowsky all riding Arabian horses.
[Ref: 59234]   £380.00  
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Taureau Pl. 2.
Taureau Pl. 2.
V. Adam. Lith. Benard.
à Londres chez Charles Thilt. chez Aubert E.eur du J.al la caricature Galerié vero dodat [n.d., 1832].
Lithograph. Sheet 250 x 350mm (9¾ x 13¾"), large margins.
A bull, from ''Etrennes aux Paysagistes Etudes d'Animaux Destinés à meubler les tableaux et dessins de paysages''.
[Ref: 55553]   £95.00   (£114.00 incl.VAT)
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[Camels] Dromadiare. No. 29.
[Camels] Dromadiare. No. 29.
V. Adam. Imp. Lith. de A. Godard.
J. Bulla et Delarue, Succ. d'Aumont, rue J.J. Rousseau, 10 [n.d., c.1850].
Fine tinted lithograph. Sheet 355 x 460mm (14 x 18") large margins. Some faint spotting.
A camel in a caravan's camp, by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55559]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Camels] Étude de Chamaeu. No. 44.
[Camels] Étude de Chamaeu. No. 44.
V. Adam. Imp. Lith. de A. Godard, rue Hautefeuille, 16..
J. Bulla et Delarue, Succ. d'Aumont, rue J.J. Rousseau, 10 [n.d., c.1850].
Fine tinted lithograph. Sheet 355 x 460mm (14 x 18"), large margins. Some foxing, tear taped in title left.
A turbanned rider on a trotting camel in a desert landscape, by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55560]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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[Coronation of Napoleon.] [Title llegible.]
[Coronation of Napoleon.] [Title llegible.]
Courtin, les figures par Adam. Litho: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lthograph. Printed area 310 x 400mm (12¼ x 15¾"), with very large margins.
Josephine kneels before the new emperor during the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte at Notre-Dame de Paris (December 2nd, 1804). The scene is based on the famous painting by Jacques-Louis David, completed in 1807. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 55884]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Bataille d'Eckmühl.
Bataille d'Eckmühl.
V. Adam del. Litho: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph. Printed area 330 x 405mm (13 x 16"), with large margins. Slight foxing.
Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, surrounded by his officers, watching the progress of the Battle of Eckmühl (21-22th April 1809), in which the French beat the Austrians. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 55873]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Départ de Fontainbleau.
Départ de Fontainbleau.
V. Adam del. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph. Printed area 290 x 340mm (11½ x 13½"), with very large margins.
Having abdicated, Napoleon is given a tearful send-off by his guard as he leaves the Palace of Fontainbleau for exile on Elba. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 55875]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Bataille de Friedland
Bataille de Friedland
V.Adam del. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. Printed area 320 x 415mm (12½ x 16¼").
The Battle of Friedland (June 14, 1807), 45 kilometres southeast of Königsberg. in Prussia, in which the French under Napoleon decisively defeated Count von Bennigsen's Russian army. The 23-hour battle effectively ended the War of the Fourth Coalition (1806-1807) against Napoleon. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 35930]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Études aus Deux Crayons par V. Adam. Les Highlanders à Inkermann.
Études aus Deux Crayons par V. Adam. Les Highlanders à Inkermann.
V. Adam [facsimile signature]. Lith Villain, Rue de Sévres, 19, à Paris.
Paris: Morier, éditeur, rue de Pont de Lodi, 5. London, E. Gambart & Co., 25 Berniers St, Oxf. St.
Rare & fine coloured lithograph on chine collé. Sheet 640 x 500mm (25¼ x 19¾"), with Morier blind stamp. Trimmed, chine collé lifting in places, small tear in edge. Blind stamp of H.T. Cooke & Sons, Warwick.
A Highland infantryman with musket and bayonet, in a melée around a destroyed Russian cannon. The Battle of Inkerman (November 5, 1854, part of the Crimean War), is known as the 'Soldiers' Battle' because foggy conditions meant that co-ordinated tactics were impossible so the soldiers had to use their own initiative. Victor Adam (1801-66), painter and lithographer. H.T. Cooke & Sons were a mid-19th century book publishers and print sellers.
[Ref: 48450]   £420.00  
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Les Jeux Olympiques à Olympie. (884). Grèce et Italie Pl.2
Les Jeux Olympiques à Olympie. (884). Grèce et Italie Pl.2
V. Adam [facsimile inside image.]
Imp. Lemercier, Paris. [n.d. c.1849.]
Lithograph. 361 x 266mm. 14¼ x 10½".
An olympic chariot race, the leader rushes past the turning pillar, with the second place chariot fast on his heels; a third chariot can be seen in the distance. A large crowd looks on at such a traditional olympic sport. A temple can be seen in the distance to the left of the pillar.
[Ref: 16842]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Fete militaire au Camp de Boulogne, distribution des étoiles de la Légion d'honneur.
Fete militaire au Camp de Boulogne, distribution des étoiles de la Légion d'honneur.
V. Adam del. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph. Printed area 330 x 440mm (13 x 17¼"), with large margins. Foxing.
Napoleon Bonaparte on a spectacular podium, conferring the insignia of the Legion d'honneur to his soldiers at a camp near Boulogne on 16 August 1804, the second such ceremony. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 55876]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Marche Triomphale. Hippodrome National.
Marche Triomphale. Hippodrome National.
V. Adam [lithograph facsimile.]
Par 5_Jeannin, Edit. Place du Louvre, 20. Imp. Lemercier a Paris. [n.d. c.1850.]
Hand-coloured tinted lithograph. 438 x 622mm. 17¼ x 24½".
A triumphal march of lords and ladies led by four standard bearers.
See Ref: 15734 & 16842 for other Victor Adam items.
[Ref: 20837]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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Vue de Mataro.
Vue de Mataro. La Division di G.al Curial repousse l'attaque tenteé par les Constitutionels Espagnols sur la ville de Mataro. 24 Mai 1823.
V. Adam. J. Lith de Delpech.
[n.d., c.1825.]
Lithograph. Printed area 210 x 240mm, 8¼ x 9½". Some spotting.
A battle at the coastal city of Mataró, in the province of Barcelona, Spain, part of the Spanish Civil War, 1820-1823. In April 1823 France send an invasion force to help the monarchist restore King Ferdinand VII to the throne.
[Ref: 15496]   £230.00   (£276.00 incl.VAT)
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Bataille de Montebello.
Bataille de Montebello.
V. Adam del. Litho: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph. Printed area 330 x 405mm (13 x 16"), with large margins. Slight mount stain.
Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback, surrounded by his officers, watching the progress of the Battle of Montebello (9th June 1800), in which the French beat the Austrians. Five days later the more famous Battle of Marengo was fought. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 55874]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Traité avec les Etats-Unis.
Traité avec les Etats-Unis.
V: Adam del. Lith: de C. Motte.
[n.d. c.1826.]
Lithograph with very large margins. 431 x 610mm (17 x 24"). Small nicks and tears around edges.
The Convention of 1800, also known as the Treaty of Mortefontaine. The signing seen here on September 30, 1800 between the United States and France to settle the hostilities that had erupted during the Quasi-War. U.S President John Adams sent a commission composed of William Vans Murray, Oliver Ellsworth, and William Richardson Davie to negotiate the agreement. Published in A.V. Arnault's 'Vie politique et militaire de Napoléon', Paris, 1822-1826.
[Ref: 29990]   £420.00  
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Napoleon.
Napoleon. (Retraite de Russie.) Ne a Ajaccio, le 15 Aout 1769. mort a S.te Helene, le 5 Mai 1821.
V. Adam del. Lith de Lemercier.
a Paris, chez Rittner et Goupil b.ard Montmartre No.12. London published by Ch. Tilt, 86, Fleet Street. [n.d., c.1825.]
Lithograph, sheet 535 x 365mm (21 x 14½"), with publisher's blind stamp. Repaired tear.
Portrait of Napoleon on horseback retreating from Russia with the Grande Armée before they separated on 5 December 1812.
[Ref: 55933]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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Chevaux de Races de tous pays. Avant La Charge!... Chevaux Tartares.
Chevaux de Races de tous pays. Avant La Charge!... Chevaux Tartares.
V. Adam. Imp. par Lemercier.
Paris _ Jeannin Édit. Place du Louvre, 20 [n.d., c.1850].
Coloured tinted lithograph. Sheet 355 x 460mm (14 x 18"), with publisher's blindstamp, large margins. Some spotting.
Tartar riders prepare to charge, by Victor Adam (1801-66).
[Ref: 55561]   £240.00   (£288.00 incl.VAT)
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Page historique.
Page historique.
Victor Adam del. Lith. de Lemercier.
London published by Ch. Tilt 86, Fleet Street. Paris, publie par Desmaisons-Cabasson quai Voltaire No.13. New-York published by Bailly Ward et Cie [n.d., c.1840].
Lithograph, sheet 550 x 365mm (21¾ x 14½"). A full sheet; some light foxing. Repaired hole in design lower left.
Nine vignette scenes from Russian history after Victor Adam (1801 - 1866), surmounted by a battle scene captioned 'Pierre 1er a Pultawa' below to the decorative frame. The whole surrounded by a simple border. The Battle of Poltava on 27 June 1709 was the decisive victory of Peter I of Russia over Charles XII of Sweden in one of the battles of the Great Northern War. It is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power; the Russians took their place as the leading nation of northern Europe. From a folio; numbered '5' in lower margin.
[Ref: 22450]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Chambre Ardente De Napoleon.
Chambre Ardente De Napoleon. construite a Toulon en Juillet 1840, dans la Fiegate, la Belle Poule.
dessinee d'apres nature par Arnout._ L'entourage par V. Adam. Imp. Lemercier, Bernard et Co.
Paris, publie par Jeannin, Place du Louvre 20.
Lithograph sheet 355 x 480mm (14 x 18¾"). With publishers embossed stamp.
Print of Napoleon's tomb on board the French frigate Belle Poule, which had been painted black for the occasion, on the retour des cendres. In Napoleon's last will he gave directions to the priest Vignali how he wished his body to be laid out in a 'chambre ardente' (a state room lighted with torches).
[Ref: 55931]   £260.00   (£312.00 incl.VAT)
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