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Auguste RAFFET

France 1804 – 1860

after

Auguste BRY

France 1880 – 1890

printer

Francois LALAISSE

1812 – 1884

lithographer

Philippe BENOIST

1813 – 1870

lithographer

Benediction de l'armee francaise par s.s. le Pape Pie IX [Blessing of the French Army by His Holiness Pope Pius IX] (1859-60) Description: from Souvenirs d'Italie: Expedition et siege de Rome [Memories of Italy: the expedition to and siege of Rome] B593
Materials & Technique: prints, lithograph on chine colle

Primary Insc: No. and title printed l.c., "36/BENEDICTION DE L'ARMEE FRANCAISE PAR S.S. PAPE PIE IX./(ROME, 18 AVRIL 1850.)". Printed l.l., "Lalaisse et Ph. Benoist d'apres le croquis de Raffet/Paris, Gihaut, editeur, Boulevart des Italiens, 9". Printed l.r., "Imprime par Auguste Bry, r. du Bac, 114, a Paris. Pencil l.l., 593".
Dimensions: comp 21.2 h x 36.6 w cm sheet 35.8 h x 50.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Beraldi(1885-92),593
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1533.47