Antique Print-NAPOLEON-BONAPARTE-DEAD AT ST. HELENA-Hullmantel-Marryat-c.1821



Sketch of Bonaparte as laid out on his Austerlitz camp bed taken by Capt. Marryat B.N., 14 hours after his decease at the request of sir Hudson Lowe, governor of St. Helena with the permission of count Montholon & general Bertrand. – Early lithograph of Dead Napoleon Bonaparte laid on his field bed.

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Crayon style lithograph on hand laid (verge type) paper.
Sheet size: 35 x 28,5 cm. (13,8 x 11,2 inch). Image size: 31,5 x 24,5 cm. (12,4 x 9,6 inch).

Marryat was stationed on St Helena from 1820. He was able to view, and draw, Napoleon’s body shortly after the Emperor’s death on 5 May 1821. Several prints after Marryat’s drawing were made shortly thereafter.

Made by ‘Charles Joseph Hullmandel’ after ‘Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848)’. Charles Joseph Hullmandel (1789-1850) was an English lithographer from London. He was important in the development of British lithography and he wrote an important handbook.

Condition: Good, given age. Creasing in left and top part of print. Overall browning. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.



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Dimensions 28 × 35 × 1 cm


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