Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier, French, 1815-1891
Title: An Officer of the First Republic
Date: 1871
Medium: Gouache, graphite and watercolour on grey card
17.2 x 14 cm
Signed: lower left: EMeissonier 1871 [EM in mononogram ,E inverted]
Credit Line: Presented, Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, 1950
Object Number: NGI.7819
ProvenanceBaron Arthur de Rothschild; presented, Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, 1950
Exhibition HistoryExposition Meissonier, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1893

Master European Drawings From the Collection of the National Gallery of Ireland, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Centre, Colorado; Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park; Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin; Pierpont Morgan Library, New York; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana; The Minneapolis Museum of Art, Minnesota; The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California; National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, 1983

Louis-Ernest Meissonier, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, 25 March - 27 June 1993

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