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1998.237 (RS31127)

Description

Print depicting six military soldiers aiming their guns at the man to be executed. The man has one knee on the ground and one leg outstretched before him and is holding back his dog that wants to defend him. Three men in the background are overseeing the execution. Three inch gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Vigneron (Painter)
Goupil, Vibert & Cie. (Printer)
E. Gambert & Co. (Publisher)
Date
1845
Inscriptions
Printed beneath print: ""Peint par Vigneron. Imprimerie de Goupil et Vibert. Grave par A. Durand. Paris___ Goupil & Vibert, Editeurs, Boulevart Monmartre, 15, & rue de Lancry, 7 London__Published 7ber 1st 1845, by E. Gambart, Junin & Co., 25, Berners St. Oxford St."" See worksheet for further inscription.
Location of origin
France; Paris, France; London, England
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
ink
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Documentary Artifacts; Graphic Documents
Descriptive terms
armed forces
Death
deaths
Engraving
engraving (printing process)
engravings (prints)
Ink
ink
Military
paper (fiber product)
Print
Print, Intaglio
Stipple Engraved
Unidentified Paper
People and organizations
Louis-Antoine-Henri Enghien
Dimensions
22 x 25 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.237
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19889

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