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[Retour des cendres] Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon. Débarqument a Courbevoie.
[Retour des cendres] Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon. Débarqument a Courbevoie. (15 Décembre 1840.)
Dessiné par Féroglio et Girard. Lith. Coulon et C.ie e. richer 7.
Paris. Publié par Victor Delarue Editeur Place de Louve 10.
Tinted lithograph with hand colour. Printed area 280 x 350mm (11 x 13¾"), with very large margins. Slight staining and scuffing. Holes within plate mark but not image.
The coffin of Napoleon Bonaparte being brought ashore from the paddleboat 'la Dorade 3' at Courbevoie, on the Seine just outside Paris. In 1840 the remains of Napoleon Bonaparte were disinterred from his tomb on St Helena and brought back to Paris for burial in the Hôtel des Invalides, an event known as the 'Retour des cendres' (Return of the Ashes). One of seven scenes in the series 'Funérailles de l'Empereur Napoléon'.
[Ref: 55829]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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