Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait

“Grenadier of the Guard”

“Grenadier of the Guard”

Hippolyte Bellangé - 1859

The Grenadiers of the Guard were part of Napoléon’s elite Imperial Guard. This depiction shows a guardsman during his final campaign in Belgium in 1815.

Watercolor and pastel on paper

Images © Chalençon
A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011