George Cruikshank, 1792-1878, British; Thomas Tegg, London, publisher
Etching with hand coloring
Caricature of Napoleon, in exile on the Isola d'Elba, seated on a chamber pot (inscribed the "Imperial Throne"), encouraged
by a demon to take his own life.
Catalogue Raisonne: Reid 328; Douglas 706; Cohn 1322; British Museum 12261
Inscription: Recto, in plate below design, "G. Cruikshank fect." at l.l.; "Pubd May 12th 1814 by / Thos Tegg No 111 Cheapside"
at l.r.; "331" at u.r.; collector's stamp in black ink at l.r.c.; Verso, Vogler's stamp in black ink at l.r.
caricatures; Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821; exiles; demons