An image of The awakening

August Raffet

(France 1804 – 1860)

The awakening

Location
Not on display
Further information

Raffet was noted for his idealised depictions of the Napoleonic regime. Here he sees the departed heroes of that era rising from their graves in response to a military summons.

Year
1848
Media
Print
Medium
lithograph
Dimensions
30.9 x 38.0 cm sheet (irreg.)
Signature & date

Signed and dated l.l., [inscribed on stone] "Raffet 1848".

Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
46.1989