10 - 11 June 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF GLORIA MADARIAGA
This lot is offered without a reserve
François Gabriel Guillaume Lépaulle (French, 1804-1886)
Pope Pius IX visiting the troops of Garibaldi
signed and dated 'G Lépaulle 1868' (lower right)
oil on canvas
35 x 46 in. (88.9 x 116.8 cm.), unframed
Painted in 1868.
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In 1868 Giuseppe Garibaldi had been taken prisoner by the Papal army and held captive for a while, after he and his volunteers had marched on Rome.
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