Wednesday 22 November 2023

Lot 131

French School, early 19th century-  Portrait of Napoleon on horseback, at the Battle of Quatre...

View More

Lot 131

French School, 
early 19th century- 
Portrait of Napoleon on horseback, at the Battle of Quatre...

Price Realised: £2,362

Estimate: £300 - £500

Price realised is hammer price plus fees (31.2% Buyers Premium inclusive of VAT).

Share this lot

Let your friends and family know about this lot

Lot 131


French School, 
early 19th century- 

Portrait of Napoleon on horseback, at the Battle of Quatre Bras; 

oil on copper, inscribed '16me Juin 1815' verso, 22.5 x 26.2 cm., (unframed). 

Private Collection, UK (by descent). 

The date on the reverse of the copper panel suggests that the present work is a depiction of the Battle of Quatre Bras, a preliminary engagement which was fought two days before the decisive Battle of Waterloo, and which took place near the hamlet of Quatre Bras in Belgium. 

Buyer's Premium

The buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 26% up to £20,000 (31.2% inclusive of VAT), 25% from £20,001 - £500,000 (30% inclusive of VAT), 20% from £500,001 thereafter (24% inclusive of VAT). The premium price is subject to VAT at the standard rate.

VAT is not charged on the hammer price unless it is stated that there is 'VAT applicable on the hammer price at the end of the description. Buyer's premium is subject to VAT.

Qualifying living artists and the descendants of artists deceased within the last 70 years are entitled to receive a re-sale royalty each time their work is bought through an auction house or art market professional.

It applies to lots with hammer value over €1,000 as follows:
0 to €50,000 - 4%, €50,000.01 to €200,000 - 3%
€200,000.01 to €350,000 - 1%,
€350,000.01 to €500,000 - 0.5%
Exceeding €500,000 - 0.25%
ARR is capped at €12,500

Please note ARR is calculated in euros. Auctioneers will apply current exchange rates.

Export of goods

Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain whether an export licence is required before bidding. Export licences are issued by Arts Council England and application forms can be obtained from its Export Licensing Unit. Details can be found on the ACE website or by phoning ACE on 020 7973 5188. The need for import licences varies from country to country and you should acquaint yourself with all relevant local requirements and provisions before bidding. The refusal of any such licences shall not permit the cancelling of any sale nor allow any delay in making full payment for the lot.

Own a similar item?

Receive alerts about similar lots

Continue Browsing

View More Lots View More Lots

LOT 132

Attributed to Edwin Longsden Long, RA, British 1829-1891-  Portrait of a gentleman, possibly...

Estimate: £700 - £900

LOT 133

Circle of Margaret Sarah Carpenter, British 1793-1872-  Portrait of a Gentleman in Polish...

Estimate: £2500 - £3500

LOT 134

Circle of Samuel de Wilde, British 1748/51-1832-  Portrait of Charles Kemble in costume, arm...

Estimate: £300 - £400

LOT 135

Follower of Orest Adamovich Kiprensky, Russian 1782-1836-  Portrait of a young Russian...

Estimate: £600 - £800

LOT 136

George Cattermole, RWS, British 1800-1868-  The Falconer;  oil on panel, bears printed label 'G....

Estimate: £150 - £200

LOT 137

Circle of John Linnell, British 1792-1882-  Portrait of a gentleman, half-length, wearing a...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 138

John Linnell, British 1792-1882-  Portrait of the Reverend Charles Gower Boyles, half-length,...

Estimate: £1000 - £1500

LOT 139

William Powell Frith, RA, British 1819-1909-  Portrait of Jane Powell, the artist's mother;  oil...

Estimate: £3000 - £4000

LOT 140

Augustus Leopold Egg, RA, British 1816-1863- Portrait of William Powell Frith;  oil on panel,...

Estimate: £6000 - £8000

LOT 141

Circle of Richard Westall, RA, British 1765-1836-  Abraham leading Isaac to be sacrificed;  oil on...

Estimate: £300 - £400

LOT 142

Norbert Goeneutte,  French 1854-1894-  A seated man, wearing a red hat and white apron, holding...

Estimate: £600 - £800

LOT 143

After George Morland, British 1763-1804-  Travellers;  oil on canvas, bears signature 'G....

Estimate: £180 - £220

LOT 144

George Morland,  British 1763-1804-  A horse and rider in a stream, an extensive landscape...

Estimate: £600 - £800

LOT 145

British School, late 19th century-  A mountainous landscape with a bridge over a river;  oil on...

Estimate: £150 - £250

LOT 146

British School, mid 19th century-  A riverside landscape on the edge of a town, mountains...

Estimate: £200 - £300

LOT 147

British School, early 19th century-  A river landscape with figures unloading cargo from a...

Estimate: £150 - £200

Newsletter Signup

Keyword Alerts