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An image of Napoleon on the bridge at Arcola by Hippolyte Bellangé

Hippolyte Bellangé

(France 17 Jan 1800 – 10 Apr 1866)

Title
Napoleon on the bridge at Arcola, from the suite Military memories of the Republic, the Consulate and the Empire 1833
Year
1833
Media category
Print
Materials used
lithograph
Edition
i of 2 states
Dimensions

18.7 x 30.4 cm image

Credit
Purchased 1990
Accession number
296.1990.5
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Exhibition history (1)

Printmaking in the age of Romanticism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Aug 2009–25 Oct 2009