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Nationality

French

Artist Dates

1808-1879

Title of Work

La Veille de Thermopyles

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Date of Work

1842

Medium

Lithograph

Edition #

2

Signature

Initialed in lithographic stone.

Height

14"

Width

10"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Stored: FF_008_E

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

Series: Histoire Ancienne

Published in Le Charivari in 1842.

Original Text: LA VEILLE DE THERMOPYLES.

Profitant des ombres de la nuit, Léonidas s'avança pour reconnaître les avant-postes de Xercès. Quatre bouillans guerriers l'accompagnaient dans cette héroïque expédition.

Translation: EVE OF THE BATTLE OF THERMOPYLAE.

Taking advantage of the shadows of the night, Leonidas advanced to reconnoitre the vanguard of Xerxes. Four fervent warriors accompanied him on this heroic expedition.

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