Creator

J. Sartain

Creation Date

1848

Era

1800-1900

Medium

Engraving

Dimensions

12 x 9.5

Credit Line

Long-term Loan from the Estate of Boris Blick, 2015

Accession Number

2015.111

Creator Biography

J. Sartain, British.

Description

An engraved image of the only President of the second French empire. He was the nephew and heir of Napoleon Bonaparte. He was the first president of France to be elected by a vote.

Provenance

Marked with "Engraved by J. Sartain; the Original by Lafosse October 1848" below the engraving. Includes Louis Napoleon Bonaparte's name and signature.

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