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Auguste RAFFET

France 1804 – 1860

Auguste BRY

France 1880 – 1890

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30 Avril 1849 [30 April 1849] 1850 Description: from Souvenirs d'Italie: Expedition et siege de Rome [Memories of Italy: the expedition to and siege of Rome] B562
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph on chine colle

Primary Insc: Signed and dated on stone l.l., "Raffet 1850". No. and title l.c., "6/30 Avril 1849./....Une Colonne formee du 20e. et du 33e. lancee au pas de course sur la route conduisant a la porte Cavalleggoero est accueillie par la mitraille, partie du saillant du Vatican" [6/30 April 1849./ .... A column formed of the 20th and 33rd Lancers walking the route leading to the Cavalleggieri Gate is attacked by grape-shot, fired from the Vatican salient.] Printed l.l., "Paris, Gihaut freres, editeurs, Boulevard des Italiens, 5". Printed l.r., "Paris, Imp. par Auguste Bry, 149, r. du Bac.".
Dimensions: comp 24.4 h x 39.8 w cm sheet 35.8 h x 50.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Beraldi(1885-92),562
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1533.5