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Title

The awakening

1848


Artist

August Raffet

France

1804 - 1860


About

Raffet was noted for his idealised depictions of the Napoleonic regime. Here he sees the departed heroes of that era rising from their graves in response to a military summons.


Details


Date

1848


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Dimensions

30.9 x 38.0 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., [inscribed on stone] "Raffet 1848".


Credit

Purchased 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

46.1989


Artist information

August Raffet

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Citizen Artist - Daumier and his time, Sydney, 1991, 14. no catalogue numbers