Napoleon on the bridge at Arcola, from the suite Military memories of the Republic, the Consulate and the Empire 1833
17 Jan 1800 - 10 Apr 1866
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.
Shown in 1 exhibition
Printmaking in the age of Romanticism, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 06 Aug 2009–25 Oct 2009