Christian-Frédéric, Prince Héréditaire de Danemarck, Grand Croix de la Légion d'honneur, Né le 18 Septembre 1786.

Method Copper engraving
Published à Paris, chez l'Auteur, rue des Francs-Bourgeois No.6 F9. St. Gernain. 1813
Dimensions I.110 by 60mm, Pl. 210 by 145mm, S.235 by 160mm
Notes A Portrait of King Christian VII of Denmark (1786-1848), as Crown Prince (1813) wearing the Légion d'honneur given to him by Napoleon in recongition of Denmark, and particularly King Frederick VI's unwavering support. Christian was, a year after this engraving was made, elected as King of Norway, a title that he lost following the defeat of Norway's army by Prince Carl (Marshal Bernadotte of Sweden) and the subsequent Convention of Moss.As King he failed to live up to the liberal beliefs of his younger years and is chiefly remembered for his continued support of astronomy in Denmark.
Framing unmounted
Price £40.00
Stock ID 4754