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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2016.196
People
Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet, French (Paris 1792 - 1845 Paris)
Title
The Emperor Napoleon and a Grenadier
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1829
Culture
French
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/356503
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Lithograph
Dimensions
sheet: 39.2 × 50.7 cm (15 7/16 × 19 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: top right, erased graphite: 405
  • inscription: lower center, under plate, graphite: Oh oh ça n’ira pas comme ça ; nous nous mettrons en travers =326=
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: 517 / Charlet L'Empereur et le Grenadier - (La combe 405) / Lith. non terminie, lir e à 20 epreuves. / Les bougers la [illeg.] qu'il a y a plus qu ànos [illeg.] - oh ah! republique la vous [illeg.] / Oh oh ça n’ira pas comme ça ; nous nous mettrons en travers
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: A518oo
Provenance
[Arsene Bonifous-Murat, Paris], sold; to [Hill-Stone, Inc., South Dartmouth, MA, 2008], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2016.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
La Combe 405; IFF, vol. IV, cat. no. 234, p. 344
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation
Accession Year
2016
Object Number
2016.196
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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