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Title

The awakening

1848

Artist

August Raffet

France

1804 – 1860

  • 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    August Raffet

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  • 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.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication