Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Preparatory study for a head of a wounded soldier

Preparatory study for a head of a wounded soldier

Théodore Géricault - 1817

The suffering was unfathomable during the retreat from Russia in 1812 as the Grand Army slogged through the icy Russian winter with Cossacks ambushing and killing them at every turn. Without Marshall Ney’s brilliant rear guard action, the entire army might have been lost. As it was, of the more than 530,000 men estimated to have left for Russia, only a few thousand returned.

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ROYALTY POST NAPOLEONIC CARLOS MARIA ISIDRO INFANTE OF SPAIN HIS BODYGUARD SWORD picture

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NAPOLEONIC GARDE DE BATTAILLE SWORD FROM KING WILLIAM BODYGUARD USED AT WATERLOO picture

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Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword picture

Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword

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NAPOLEONIC BRITISH FRENCH MAMELUKE SWORD SHAMSHIR HIGH RANKING OFFICER CA 1790 picture

NAPOLEONIC BRITISH FRENCH MAMELUKE SWORD SHAMSHIR HIGH RANKING OFFICER CA 1790

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NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GARDE DE BATTAILLE GRAND ARMEE COURASSIER OFFICER SWORD C 1790 picture

NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GARDE DE BATTAILLE GRAND ARMEE COURASSIER OFFICER SWORD C 1790

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NAPOLEONIC BRITISH HIGH GRADE GRANADIER M 1804 BRITISH OFFICER SWORD WATERLOO picture

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