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The Corsican Tiger at Bay
The Corsican Tiger at Bay
Date:
1808
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
22 x 32.9 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2217
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Napoleon with the body of a tiger lunges on a group of 'royal greyhounds' and growls towards the chasing 'patriotic greyhounds'. John Bull in background aims his gun towards a bear and three headed eagle joined by chains, representing Russia and Austria.