CHARLES STEUBEN "NAPOLÉON ET SON FILS" 1844
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- "Painted by Steuben"
- "Engraved by G. Zobel"
- "NAPOLÉON ET SON FILS"
- "Tous deux sont morts. – Seigneur, votre droite est terrible! Vous avez commencé par le maître invincible, Par l'homme triomphant ; Puis vous avez enfin complété l'ossuaire ; Dix ans vous ont suffi pour filer le suaire Du père et de l'enfant ! Victor Hugo"
- "LONDON. PUBLISHED DEC.R 1ST 1842 FOR THE PROPRIETOR BY THE ENGRAVER V. COMMERCIAL ROAD PIMLICO"
- Image size: 17 inches x 14.25 inches, 43 cm x 36 cm
- Paper size: 20 inches x 23 inches, 51 cm x 59 cm
- Margin size: 2.75 inches, 7 cm
- Original print on cardboard, hand coloured, plate marks visible on all four sides
- Condition: Margins show slight acid burn and crumbling edges; slight water damage at bottom, two small tears in margin (not affecting the image) and the printed text is fading
- High resolution images are available upon request
The Artist: Charles Auguste Guillaume Steuben (April 18, 1788 – November 21, 1856), also known as Charles de Steuben, was a German-born French Romantic portrait painter and lithographer active during the Napoleonic Era.
The Story: In the early 1970's, this print was found in the attic of an old rectory in the Lake Placid, New York area. Because the consignor's father liked it, it was brought home. Other older objects such as dolls and dishes were taken to the dump.
This print, also noted as being on cardboard, sold at auction in 2012 and 2004 for $900 and $700 (USD) respectfully. On Wall Fiction, we would like to see it sold, hence the listing price of $180.
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Item No. CA201501006
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