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PIERRE AUGEREAU Marshal of France lithograph by Ludwig Portman, 1807 For Sale
PIERRE AUGEREAU Marshal of France lithograph by Ludwig Portman, 1807:
Original lifetime lithograph of the Duke de Castiglione and ally of Napoleon by the Dutch engraver and lithographer Ludwig Gottlieb Portman (1772-1828). The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has one in their collection dated 1807. The lithograph measures 6" x 9" and is in superb condition!
Pierre François Augereau, 1st Duke ofCastiglione(1757 – 1816)was
a French military commander and aMarshal of the Empirewho served
during theFrench Revolutionary Warsand theNapoleonic Wars.
After serving in the Revolutionary Wars, he earned rapid promotion while
fighting against Spain and soon found himself as a division commander
underNapoleon Bonapartein Italy. He fought in all of Bonaparte's
battles of 1796 with great distinction. During theNapoleonic Wars,
Napoleon entrusted Augereau with important commands. His life ended under a
cloud because of his poor timing in switching sides between Napoleon and
KingLouis XVIII. Napoleon wrote of Augereau that he"has plenty
of character, courage, firmness, activity; is inured to war; is well liked by
the soldiery; is fortunate in his operations."
Fabulous piece in fine state.
Harmonie Autographs and Music, Inc.
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New York, New York
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PIERRE AUGEREAU Marshal of France lithograph by Ludwig Portman, 1807
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Photo CDV 19e Pierre AUGEREAU, maréchal-duc de CASTIGLIONE (1757-1816).
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