Unknown artist
Portrait of Napoleon I
Crayon, c.60 x 48 cm
Purchased, 1875
Unidentified; present location unknown

This work, listed in NGV 1894 but not 1905, could be identical with Maile Napoleon I {1875} NGV [PR], recorded as acquired in 1875, by bequest. Further research may clarify this hypothesis.


AR 1875, p.39 (details as indicated here); NGV 1894, p.103 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 1st bay, no.68: same details); not listed in NGV 1905

The engraving is listed under a different accession no.in the NGV’s unpublished list of pre 1905 acquisitions