Triple Portrait

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-222959

Description

Print of Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean Cambaceres, and Charles Francois Lebrun. The largest part of the print is a circle that has the heads of each of these men. Each man is in a red coat and are in profile. Around them are their names, delcaring what role they hold in government. Beneath the cirlce is a rectangle with a scene in it. There are two women in the center, sitting on chairs. The right proper one points her hand to a painting that is being held by children. The left proper woman has ships and more children on her side.

Details

Descriptive Terms

prints (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
ink
Print

Inscription

"old French Print of / Napoleon as First Consul / This fine print made early in / Napoleon's career must be / rare. It is a good piece of / engraving but has been / cut down so there is no / name of artist or engraver. / It long belonged to old / Mrs. Babcock of Salem and / probably came from France / about 1800. The frame is of that / period. / Mr. Wheatland bought it about / 1915 and when er things were divided / it was taken by Stephen Phillips, 6th / Oct. 1927." (handwritten)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P649

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

9 15/16 x 8 x 14/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1072