Voyage Pittoresque et Militaire de Willenberg en Prusse Jusqu’ A Moscou Fait en 1812. Albert Adam.
Voyage Pittoresque et Militaire de Willenberg en Prusse Jusqu’ A Moscou Fait en 1812
Voyage Pittoresque et Militaire de Willenberg en Prusse Jusqu’ A Moscou Fait en 1812
Voyage Pittoresque et Militaire de Willenberg en Prusse Jusqu’ A Moscou Fait en 1812

Voyage Pittoresque et Militaire de Willenberg en Prusse Jusqu’ A Moscou Fait en 1812

Munic: Chez Hermann & Barth. 1827. Binding: contemporary decorative black morocco rebacked expertly matching the boards, spine with 6 raised bands and decorative gilt motifs, title on red morocco label on spine, upper and lower board with gilt ruling and decorative central gilt motif. , Notes: An important plate book on Russia and Napoleonic era. The plates depict city or landscape views together with studies of soldiers and battle views, particularly in Smolensk, near Borodino and in Moscow - where the account ends.
Albert Adam, son of artist Victor Adam, followed the Prince Eugene recording views and events of the disastrous 1812 campaign. After the death of the Prince, he published his drawings in the present volume, sometimes as fully accomplished lithographs, sometimes as line drawings only. He specialized in battle painting and accompanied the French army and became famous by Eugene de Beauharnais, who appointed him painter of the Court and drawing designer in 1812., Size: Large Folio 530 x 350 mm, Illustration: Finely illustrated with 3 lithographed portraits of Napoleon, Eugene, and Murat; & 97 lithographed plates., Pages: P. Title, decorative title with portrait, preface (1 leaf), table (1 leaf), text (26 leaves), 100 lithographed plates., Category: Book Russia; Book Military. A fine example in contemporary decorative binding, plates are clean and crisp. Item #B6041

Binding: contemporary decorative black morocco rebacked expertly matching the boards, spine with 6 raised bands and decorative gilt motifs, title on red morocco label on spine, upper and lower board with gilt ruling and decorative central gilt motif. , Notes: An important plate book on Russia and Napoleonic era. The plates depict city or landscape views together with studies of soldiers and battle views, particularly in Smolensk, near Borodino and in Moscow - where the account ends.
Albert Adam, son of artist Victor Adam, followed the Prince Eugene recording views and events of the disastrous 1812 campaign. After the death of the Prince, he published his drawings in the present volume, sometimes as fully accomplished lithographs, sometimes as line drawings only. He specialized in battle painting and accompanied the French army and became famous by Eugene de Beauharnais, who appointed him painter of the Court and drawing designer in 1812., Size: Large Folio 530 x 350 mm, Illustration: Finely illustrated with 3 lithographed portraits of Napoleon, Eugene, and Murat; & 97 lithographed plates., Pages: P. Title, decorative title with portrait, preface (1 leaf), table (1 leaf), text (26 leaves), 100 lithographed plates., Category: Book Russia; Book Military.

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