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The Inhabitants of St. Helena Take Flight at the Sight of Their New Sovereign (Les habitants de St. Héléne prennent la fuite à la vue de leur nouveau souverain)

ca. 1814-1815
19th century
188 x 263 mm (7.4 x 10.4 in.)

Lacroix, French

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching with hand coloring on Bouchet laid paper
Marks: Inscribed in ink below image: “Les habitants de st. héléne prennent la fuite à la vue de leur nouveau souverain”; inscribed in ink above image: “entrée triomphante de bonaparte dans son nouveau royaume”; inscribed in pencil, lower left corner: “Coll. Gr h”; inscribed in pencil, lower right corner: “12”; inscribed in pencil, lower right corner: “BM 12711”
Marks: Watermark: J Bouchet
Bibliography: See the Napoleon Foundation website at . Compare the watermark to Edward Heawood, Watermarks: Mainly of the 17th and 18th Centuries (Paper Publications Society), number 3798.
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 2013
Accession Number: 2013.10.1

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