The Tomb, 9 May 1821

Artiste(s) : MARCHAND Louis-Joseph-Narcisse (comte)
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A drawing by Louis Marchand, Napoleon’s valet, made on 9 May just after the funeral, showing Napoleon’s tomb with the tents of the workers in the background.

It was the basis of an engraving by Micheli depicting the moment of the burial.

 

The Tomb, 9 May 1821
La Tombe le 9 Mai 1821 dessinée par Marchand
Date :
1821
Technique :
graphite on paper
Lieux de conservation :
Private Collection
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