ANONYMOUSMarche précipitée de l’armée Russe volant au secours des prussiens. (Paris, Maison Martinique), c. 1806.

Plate: 146 x 273mm; Sheet: 192 x 320mm; Hand-coloured etching; light spotting

Very rare French caricature depicting the Russian army traveling on lobster and tortoises to aid of King of Prussia against Napoleon. The King of Prussia, Friedrich Wilhelm III, is held by an eagle high above in the sky. The caricature was later reprinted in the ‚Musée de la Caricature‘ (1838).

not in BM Satires, Broadley, Arenenberg