[Invitation] Private view : admit [space left blank, to be filled in by hand] to inspect the exquisite historical picture, Napoleon at Bassano. "There gentlemen that dog teaches us a lesson of humanity." painted by T.J. Barker Esq. The picture illustrates an incident in the life of Napoleon during his first Italian campaign, and contains a singularly beautiful portrait of Napoloen, marmont, massena, Augereau, Berthier, and a view of Bassano. /
|Main Creator:||Cranfield, Thomas curator publisher|
Illustration on left side of card shows various items of military equipment - canon, canon balls, a flag bearing a large letter 'N' [for Napoleon] which is encircled by a laurel wreath, a helmet and a sword are depicted on a drum, a suit of body armour and a helmet rest against the drum. The ithographer for card is Gilmour & Dean, Glasgow [Scotland]. The address for the the Gallery of Art is 115 Grafton St, Dublin. Thomas Jones Barker (1815-82) was a Victorian genre painter who worked in both England and France; the son of Thomas Barker of Bath, a landscape and genre painter, T.J. Barker was a leading exponent of 'Battle' painting in Britain.
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Dublin : Gallery of Art, [n.d.]
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 card : col. ill. ; 18 x 11 cm.
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Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.