Victor Emmanuel Vanity Fair Print 1870

£12.00

King of Sardinia, King of Italy

Vittorio Emanuele

Vittorio Emanuele

Padre della Patria

 

 

Description

Victor Emmanuel Vanity Fair Print 1870

Victor Emmanuel II (Vittorio Emanuele Maria Alberto Eugenio Ferdinando Tommaso di Savoia; 14 March 1820 – 9 January 1878) was King of Sardinia from 1849 until 17 March 1861. At that point, he assumed the title of King of Italy and became the first king of a united Italy since the 6th century, a title he held until his death in 1878. The Italians gave him the epithet of Father of the Fatherland (Italian: Padre della Patria).

Vittorio Emanuele

Vittorio Emanuele

Original Lithograph with the caption at the bottom of the print: Il Re Galantoumo

Published: 29-Jan-1870 Signed by: Unsigned . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.

 

 

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