“Napoleon Witnessing the Conflagration of Moscow, from the Palace of the Kremlin.”

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Creator

George Cruikshank

Title

“Napoleon Witnessing the Conflagration of Moscow, from the Palace of the Kremlin.”

Publisher

Published by John Fairburn, Broadway, Ludgate Hill.

Date

Jan’y 20, 1826,

Coverage

London

Description

Four volumes printed 1823-1828. Originally published in 64 separate parts. This is the first issue of the first book edition, containing the original 27 plates, 24 of which are hand-colored, all but one are foldouts.

Source

Source: The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Late Emperor of the French, King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, Mediator of the Confederation of Switzerland, &c. &c., his Astonishing Career, etc., with Biographical Memoirs of Contemporary Characters, &c., &c. Edited by W. H. Ireland, Member of the Atheneum of Sciences and Arts at Paris. Embellished with Accurate Views of His Battles, &c. &c. &c., Engraved by G. Cruikshank from the original Designs of Vernet, Denon, &c., executed at Paris by Duplesis Berteaux. 

Relation

From the collection of Josephine Lea Iselin.