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Napoleon on Horseback

Photo credit: The Ruskin Museum

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In 1871, Ruskin paid 1,000 guineas for Meissonier’s painting of the Emperor Napoleon, Elba-escapee, bidding to regain power, rallying his troops on the Chaussee de Vitry, at the battle of Arcis-sur-Aube, in 1814, because:

The Ruskin Museum

Coniston


Date

c.1882

Medium

oil on board

Measurements

H 17 x W 12 cm

Accession number

1989.767

Acquisition method

gift from Mrs and Mrs William Gershom Collingwood, 1901

Work type

Painting


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