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Auguste RAFFET

France 1804 – 1860

Auguste BRY

France 1880 – 1890

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Sape pleine [Level sapping] 1858 Description: from Souvenirs d'Italie: Expedition et siege de Rome [Memories of Italy: the expedition to and siege of Rome] B581
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph on chine colle

Primary Insc: Signature/place/date on stone l.l., "Raffet/San Donato 31 Mai 1858". Title and no. printed l.c., "24./SAPE PLEINE/pour joindre et percer la face gauche de la demi-Lune./Matinee du 15 Juin (Siege de Rome 1849.)" [24./LEVEL SAPPING/ To connect with and penetrate the left face of the half-moon./Morning of 15 June (Siege of Rome 1849.)". Printed l.l., "Paris, Gihaut, editeur, Boulevart des Italiens, 9". Printed l.r., "Imp. par Auguste Bry, rue du Bac, 114. Paris.". Pencil l.l. corner, "581".
Dimensions: comp 20.8 h x 36.6 w cm sheet 35.8 h x 50.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Beraldi(1885-92),581
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1533.28