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Young Napoleon.
1840-1844
Printer:Printed by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
Publisher:Published by E.B. & E.C. Kellogg , American, 1840 - 1867
After a work by:After a work by Moritz Daffinger , Austrian, 1790 - 1849
Lithography; printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 11 5/8 x 10in. (29.5 x 25.4cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 7/8 x 10in. (35.2 x 25.4cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Samuel St. John Morgan
Description: Half-length portrait of a young man wearing a tight-fitting coat in the style of a military uniform. It has a high collar, cuffs, and six buttons. Two rosettes, probably medals or military decorations, are pinned to his left breast. A sash is tied around his waist. His arms are folded across his chest, and he has long sideburns.
Subject Note: Francois-Charles-Joseph Bonaparte, the Duke of Reichstadt, was the son of the Emperor Napoleon and his second wife, Marie-Louise. He was born in 1811 and died in 1832.
Inscription: On recto, lithographed title beneath image, "YOUNG NAPOLEON." On verso, upper left, in red ink, "969". In pencil, lower left, "Print /Box 8 / #29"; lower right, "consv CPC 1987" "Dwr 55" and accession number.
Object Number: 1950.202.137
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