Paris: Tessari, circa 1840s. Lithograph. 375 x 525 mm. cm. sheet size on rag papper. Few repaired mariginaltears.
Beraldi, no. 10. Plate 32. Printed by Lemercier, Benard.
Prince Józef Antoni Poniatowski (Polish pronunciation: [ juz f an t i p a t fsk i]; 7 May 1763 - 19 October 1813) was a Polish leader, general, minister of war and army chief, who became a Marshal of the French Empire.
A nephew of King Stanis aw II Augustus, his military career began in 1780 in the Austrian army, where he attained the rank of a colonel. In 1789, after leaving the Austrian service, he joined the Polish army. Poniatowski, now in the rank of major general and commander of the Royal Guards, took part in the Polish-Russian War of 1792, leading the crown forces in Ukraine, where he fought a victorious battle of Ziele ce. Item #51-1900