May 24, 2004
Jan 6, 2010

Portrait of Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand

Portrait of Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand


Jean-Baptiste Isabey

(French, 1767-1855)

Watercolor on ivory in a gold and enamel frame

Framed: 4.3 x 3.4 cm (1 11/16 x 1 5/16 in.); Unframed: 3.9 x 3 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

The Edward B. Greene Collection 1940.1211



Bertrand was a military engineer and companion of Emperor Napoleon, who described the bridges his friend Bertrand built for the French crossing of the Danube at Wagram in 1809 as the finest since the Romans.

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