Louis-Marie Autissier, 1823 - L'Amiral Sir Sidney Smith - fine art print

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Original information about the work of art by the museum (© - by Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris - www.museecognacqjay.paris.fr)

Miniature ovale in a frame of the same shape gilded copper.

Sir William Sidney Smith (Westminster, 1764 - Paris, 1840), entered the Royal Navy in 1777, was captured in 1795 and spent two years at Temple after being charged by the Admiral Hood to burn the French fleet in the port of Toulon. He led the defense of Saint Jean d'Acre against the French, forcing Bonaparte to move away from this place (1799). This famous victory went to England on a par with that Nelson.Bien delivering many battles against the French forces, it still was being Francophile and went to live in Paris with his wife after the fall of the empire. Admiral in 1821, he spent the rest of his life to caring for philanthropy and Freemasonry. He founded the Order of Knights liberators and was very active in the Knights Templar, reported resurgence soon 1805.Sidney Smith is represented here with all its military and civilian decorations - the red necklace of around Crescent -Turkish cord yellow to blue border and a knight Commander grand cross of the Swedish order of the Sword, with its plate (the top) - the blue ribbon in pink piping and plate (leftmost) of the order St. Ferdinand Sicily- barely visible, the blue ribbon of the Portuguese order of the Tower and Sword, with its plate (rightmost) - partly hidden by the yellow cord with a blue border, the plate with radiation knight Commander English order of Bath-neck, in commanderie, the cross Temple

The dating of this miniature is available with reservation. The date is truncated to the left by a burst of gouache on the last two digits. The year 1823 is advanced in comparison with an identical copy of this miniature, preserved in the British Royal Collection, signed and dated 1823.Un other "Portrait of Admiral Sidney Smith" is kept at the Grand Orient Museum in Paris signed by Eugenie Henry, later Mrs. Latil (no inventory number). This painting appears to have been made from the miniature Autissier, which it takes the features, installation and uniform covered this time of Masonic decorations. It probably situate this painting after 1838 when Sidney Smith tried to assert his authority as grand master of the Order of the Temple.

Smith, William Sidney, Amiral, Sir

General art product overview

In the year 1823 the artist Louis-Marie Autissier made the artpiece "L'Amiral Sir Sidney Smith". The over 190 year-old original measures the size: Height: 9,5 cm, Width: 8 cm. Watercolor, Gouache, Ivory, Copper was used by the artist as the medium of the work of art. The painting has the following inscription: Signature - Signed left: "Autissier pt / Paris 182 [unreadable figure]". Furthermore, the piece of art belongs to the digital art collection of Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris in Paris, France. We are glad to state that the artpiece, which belongs to the public domain is being supplied with courtesy of Musée Cognacq-Jay - le goût du XVIIIe Paris.Moreover, the work of art has the creditline: . Besides this, the alignment is in portrait format with a ratio of 3 : 4, which means that the length is 25% shorter than the width.

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Brief overview of the artist

Artist name: Louis-Marie Autissier
Professions: painter
Classification of the artist: modern artist
Died at the age of: 58 years
Year born: 1772
Birthplace: Vannes
Year died: 1830
City of death: Brussels

Background data about the original artwork

Title of the work of art: "L'Amiral Sir Sidney Smith"
Artwork categorization: painting
Generic term: modern art
Period: 19th century
Created in the year: 1823
Age of artwork: around 190 years old
Medium of original artwork: Watercolor, Gouache, Ivory, Copper
Artwork original dimensions: Height: 9,5 cm, Width: 8 cm
Signature on artpiece: Signature - Signed left: "Autissier pt / Paris 182 [unreadable figure]"
Museum / location: Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris
Location of museum: Paris, France
Website: Musée Cognacq-Jay Paris
Artwork license: public domain
Courtesy of: Musée Cognacq-Jay - le goût du XVIIIe Paris

The product

Print product type: art copy
Reproduction: reproduction in digital format
Manufaturing technique: UV print / digital printing
Provenance: Germany
Type of stock: on demand
Intended usage: wall art, art collection (reproductions)
Orientation of the artwork: portrait format
Image ratio: 3 : 4 length to width
Implication of image ratio: the length is 25% shorter than the width
Product material variants: poster print (canvas paper), canvas print, acrylic glass print (with real glass coating), metal print (aluminium dibond)
Canvas print (canvas on stretcher frame): 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Acrylic glass print (with real glass coating) variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47", 120x160cm - 47x63"
Poster print (canvas paper) size variants: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Dibond print (alumnium material) sizes: 30x40cm - 12x16", 60x80cm - 24x31", 90x120cm - 35x47"
Art print framing: not included

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