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Le Général Bonaparte franchissant les Alpes.
Le Général Bonaparte franchissant les Alpes. Dédié à Sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon III par ses très humbles & très respectueux Serviteurs Goupil & C.ie.
Peint par Paul Delaroche. Gravè par Alph.se François.
London. Published October 1.st 1852, by P.&D. Colnaghi & C.o, 13 & 14, Pall Mall East. Berlin. Verlag von Goupil & c.ie. Imprimé par Goupil & C.ie à Paris.
Rare steel engraving on india paper, 710 x 515mm (28 x 18"). Trimmed to plate, creases on top left corner.
A portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte leading his army through the Alps on a mule, a journey Napoleon and his army made in the spring of 1800 to surprise the Austrian army in Italy. The original painting by Paul Delaroche was inspired by Jacques-Louis David's series of five paintings of Napoleon Crossing the Alps (18011805).
[Ref: 59608]   £480.00  
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[Henriette Sontag] Sontag.
[Henriette Sontag] Sontag. Anna.
Paul Delaroche. H. Robinson.
Published by David Bogue, Fleet Street Dec. 2 1844.
Steel engraving. Sheet: 175 x 260mm (7 x 10¼").
Henriette Sontag (1806-54), soprano, as Donna Anna in Mozart's 'Don Giovanni'. From 'The Beauties of Opera and Ballet'.
[Ref: 49519]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Rock at St. Helena (The Last Sketch of Delaroche)
The Rock at St. Helena (The Last Sketch of Delaroche) From the Picture in the Royal Collection
P. Delaroche pinxt. C.W. Sharpe sculpt.
[1860]
Engraving, sheet 315 x 200mm (12¼ x 8"). Unidentified 'R.J.' collector's stamp verso. Trimmed.
Engraving published in the 'Art Journal', 1860. Queen Victoria bought Delaroche's oil sketch of c.1855-6 (made in preparation for a large canvas never completed) at the sale of Delaroche's studio in Paris in 1857 before giving it to Prince Albert the following year. It remains in the Royal Collection, whose cataloguing for the oil sketch notes that Queen Victoria was 'in touch with the fashion in England and on the Continent during the middle years of the nineteenth century for collecting Napoleonica'.
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[Ref: 41228]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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