A. Onslow (active circa 1827) Napoleon I (1796-1821), wearing the uniform of the National Guard, dark blue coat with red piping, a red collar and gold epaulettes, the sash and cross of the Legion of Honour, the Iron Crown of Lombardy and the badge of the Grand Eagle of the Legion of Honour

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Lot 152
A. Onslow
(active circa 1827)
Napoleon I (1796-1821), wearing the uniform of the National Guard, dark blue coat with red piping, a red collar and gold epaulettes, the sash and cross of the Legion of Honour, the Iron Crown of Lombardy and the badge of the Grand Eagle of the Legion of Honour

£ 500 - 700
US$ 630 - 880
A. Onslow (active circa 1827)
Napoleon I (1796-1821), wearing the uniform of the National Guard, dark blue coat with red piping, a red collar and gold epaulettes, the sash and cross of the Legion of Honour, the Iron Crown of Lombardy and the badge of the Grand Eagle of the Legion of Honour.
Watercolour on card, signed on the obverse in red and dated, A. Onslow 1827, gilded carved and pierced wood frame.
Oval, 76mm (3in) high
Provenance: The late Rt.Hon the Dowager Countess of Onslow MBE and removed from Clandon Park, Surrey at the time of her husband's death.

Footnotes

  • The present lot was illustrated in-situ on the wall of the Hunting Room at Clandon Park in C.Hussey, English Country Houses, Early Georgian 1715-1760, Country Life, 1955, p.103, pl.152.
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