A Study for a Caius Marius Sitting amidst the Ruins of Carthage, Rather a Serious Subject: "Napoleon was in the habit of comparing England to Carthage!"
- Part Of:
- Lithograph in tan and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige wove paper
- Sheet: 12 1/16 x 17 9/16 inches (30.6 x 44.6 cm) and Image: 9 1/4 x 13 5/8 inches (23.5 x 34.6 cm)
Marked with imprint, lower left: "Subscriber's Copy, HB"
Lettered, upper right: "HB Sketches No 890"; lower left inside image: "HB"; lower left under image: "Published Novr 10th 1847, by T McLean 26 Haymarket"; lower center: "A STUDY FOR A | CAIUS MARIUS SITTING ADMIST THE RUINS OF CARTHAGE.* | RATHER A SERIOUS SUBJECT. | *Napoleon was in the habit of comparing England to Carthage!"; lower right: "Printed at 70, St Martin's Lane"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- banks | columns | genre subject | jackets | parody | political | politicians | politics | protection | ruins | satire | satirical | sketches | stones | top hats
- Associated Places:
- Africa | Carthage
- Associated People:
- Bonaparte, Louis-Napoléon (1808 – 1873), President of the French Second Republic, later ruler of the Second French Empire
Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell of Kingston Russell (1792-1878), politician/statesman
Gaius Marius (157BC - 86BC), Roman military commander and consul
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Print made by John Doyle ('H.B.'), 1797–1868, Irish, A Study for a Caius Marius Sitting amidst the Ruins of Carthage, Rather a Serious Subject: "Napoleon was in the habit of comparing England to Carthage!", 1847
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