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After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Général Bertrand' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160777

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1842 and now on display at the Château Malmaison (Inv. no. MV 5326). This portrait of Henri-Gratien, comte Bertrand (1773-1844), depicts the French general facing a quarter to the left. His right hand is tucked inside his uniform's waistcoat. The painting has been photographed in its original frame.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs