Eugene Grasset (1845 - 1917)

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Title:
New Life of Napoleon
Size:
11 3/8 x 15.5
Medium:
Stone-Lithograph
Price:
$625
INV. #:
7700
 
Original. Les Maîtres de L'Affiche PL. 126. Presented in a 16" x 20" acid free archival museum mat.
Napoleon at Austerlitz. This poster advertised the beginning of an illustrated series documenting Napoleon's life. When Century magazine did a illustrated life of Napoleon in 1893; Grasset was commissioned to design a poster to launch the series. The Emperor a stride a gallant white stallion. The image was also a big sensation in the United States.