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Title:: Boissy d'Anglas, President de la Convention, le 1er Prairial, An III Year::
Artist: Bracquemond, Felix After: Delacroix, Eugene
Medium: etching Provenance: Henri M. Petiet (not in Lugt)
Period: French 19th Century School/Style: Reproductive
Catalogs: Beraldi 341 iv/ix;
Price: $1,250.00
Description: A very fine and rare impression, one of only 4 or 5 of this state, on thick laid paper with full margins, signed in ink and annotated "4me etat"; the paper browned in the margins, a few small edge tears, trace of a vertical crease. A brilliant depiction of a scene from the French Revolution, Boissy attempting to quiet the mob while the severed head of the previous president is thrust at him on the point of a pike.