12 March 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
GBP 1,000 - GBP 2,000
NAPOLEON IN EXILE ON ST HELENA
silk, printed with Napoleon surveying the horizon from his exile on St Helena, with a border of ermine and Napoleonic bees--40in 32in.
(100cm. x 81cm.)
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Napoleon was exiled to St Helena 15 October 1815. He died there 5 May 1821.
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