18.7 x 30.4cm image
plate 4 'Military memories of the Republic, the Consulate and the Empire' 1833
Bellangé trained as a painter in the studio of Antoine-Jean Gros but he worked mainly as a printmaker in the newly fashionable medium of lithography. His prints enjoyed immense popular appeal and usually illustrate patriotic subjects celebrating the military triumphs of the recent Napoleonic past.
Printmaking in the age of Romanticism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 06 Aug 2009–25 Oct 2009.