French (1798- c. 1843)
Lucien Bonaparte, circa 1822
Signed in plate. A fine impression in fine condition with full margins. Printed by Delpech, Paris. BNF Inventaire Des Fonds Francais Après 1800, v.2 p.132 #16.Luisen, or Lucien Bonaparte (1775-1840), was brother to Napoléon Bonaparte. A member of the Cinq-Cents (the Directory's law-making body), he was key to Napoléon's rise to power in the Coup de Brumaire. However, he became disillusioned with Napoléon's rule of France and went into self-imposed exile in 1804.
Provenence: from the collection of Charles Deering.