Biographies of French Marshals of the Napoleonic Era

Tomasz Dziekoński1841

Ossoliński National Institute

Ossoliński National Institute
Wrocław, Poland

Biographical publications richly decorated with portraits were extremely popular in the early 19th century. This book contains biographies of French marshals. The copy includes numerous engravings and intaglio portraits. Text in Polish. Full title: "Życie marszałków francuzkich z czasów Napoleona. Z rycinami rytemi przez najpierwszych artystów francuzkich podług oryginalnych obrazów z Galeryi Wersalskiéj" (eng. The life of French marshals from the times of Napoleon. With engravings by the first French artists according to original paintings from the Versailles Gallery).


  • Title: Biographies of French Marshals of the Napoleonic Era
  • Creator: Tomasz Dziekoński
  • Date Created: 1841
  • Location Created: Warsaw, Poland
  • Physical Dimensions: [4], 193, [2] pages, [46] leaves of plates ; 27 cm
  • Provenance: The Brodzki Library
  • Type: Book
  • Publisher: Nakł. S. H. Merzbacha Księgarza ; Drukarnia Maxymiliana Chmielewskiego
  • Medium: Paper, press-printing, steel engraving

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