Lot n° 46
150 - 250
Four engravings, one watercoloured, dated... - Lot 46 - Thierry de Maigret
Four engravings, one watercoloured, dated 25 frimaire an VIII : "BONAPARTE haranguing the troops, day of 19 brumaire in Saint-Cloud. Appointed the same day one of the three provisional Consuls, and since elected by the new constitution First Consul of the Republic, on 22 frimaire"; 39 x 29 cm; the second watercolour: "NAPOLEON EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH having found in the castle of Potsdam the sword of the Gd Frédéric, his belt of general, his cord of the Black Eagle and his crown. Seizes these trophies and says I like this better than twenty millions, then thinking of the moment to whom he would entrust this precious deposit: I will send them he says to my old soldiers of the Hanover war, I will make a present of them to the governor of the Invalides, it will remain at the hotel"; in Paris at Jean, rue Jean de Beauvais n° 10; 27,5 x 42 cm; the third watercolour: "LE MARÉCHAL MONCEY, portant au temple de Mars, hôtel des Invalides, le 17 mai 1807, l'écharpe, le hausse-col, l'ordre de l'Aigle noir et l'épée du Grand Frédéric II Roi de Prusse...."; in Paris by Basset; 34 x 23 cm and the fourth in black of the series of victories and conquests: "Affair on the coast of Damiette. The general Kleber giving a weapon of honor to the general Verdier..." ; litho of C. Motte, rue des Marais, faubg St-Gerin ; 31 x 39 cm.
Consulate and First-Empire periods. Good condition
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