Satirical print showing Napoleon after the battle of Maloyaroslavets (24 October 1812) during his Russian campaign (‘The Patriotic War’ in Russian parlance). He is vomiting fragments of plans and charts as well as a shattered anchor. In his hand he holds a large medicine bottle of emetic labelled in Russian: ‘Emetic. Pour Mr Napoleon. Heartfelt thank you, if only to take it more often. By order of the Russian army, from the pharmacy near Maly Yaroslavets’.
- Printmaker: Venet︠s︡ianov, Alekseĭ Gavrilovich, 1780-1847, printmaker.
- Title: [Russian satirical print showing Napoleon after the Battle of Maloyaroslavets] [graphic].
- Publication: [Moscow] : [publisher not identified], [not before 24 October 1812]
Acquired April 2023