Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

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Charles de Solier, Sieur de Morette

by Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling, printed by J. Becker, published by Ernst Arnold, after Hans Holbein the Younger
line engraving, mid 19th century
15 1/2 in. x 12 1/4 in. (393 mm x 312 mm) plate size; 19 1/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (487 mm x 369 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Whitin Fund, 1955
Reference Collection
NPG D39019

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  • Ernst Arnold (active 1843-1863), Print publisher. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait.
  • J. Becker (active mid 19th century), Printer. Artist or producer associated with 1 portrait.
  • Hans Holbein the Younger (1497 or 1498-1543), Painter, printmaker and designer; son of Hans Holbein the Elder. Artist or producer associated with 310 portraits, Sitter associated with 25 portraits.
  • Lazarus Gottlieb Sichling (1812-1863), Engraver. Artist or producer associated with 3 portraits.

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George IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.

Art and science

Liverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.


July Revolution in France overthrows the Bourbon dynasty. Charles X goes into exile in England and Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orleans is proclaimed King by the Chamber of Deputies who fear European opposition to the declaration of a second Republic.

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