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Wounded foreigners outside the city walls being picked up by French soldiers and taken to a guarded fortress. Coloured lithograph by G. Engelmann after H. Lecomte, 1820.

  • Lecomte, Hippolyte, 1781-1857.
Date
1820
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24451i
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Description

Presumably an episode in the Napoleonic Wars, of which Lecomte made many depictions. In the background is a large city

Publication/Creation

[Paris] (Paris (rue Louis le Grand no. 27) : Lith. de G. Engelmann)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Blessés étrangers secourus par des militaires Français. Hte Lecomte 1820. Lith. de G. Engelmann, rue Louis le Grand no. 27 à Paris

References note

Bibliographie de la France, 3 juin 1820, no. 391 ("Blessés étrangers secourus par des militaires français, lith. par H. Lecomte. A Paris, chez Engelmann") -- Image of France database no. 11002
Jacques Lethève, Françoise Gardey, and Jean Adhémar, Inventaire du fonds français après 1800, Bibliothèque nationale, Département des estampes, tome XIII, Paris 1965, p. 227, no. 16

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24451i

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  • French


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