A captured French messenger, Franco-Prussian War

Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville: "The Dispatch-Bearer", Oil on canvas, x 84 in. x cm), Current Location: The Met.

Prussian troops escort Empress Eugenie after the French defeat at Sedan

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Attack of the Grenadier Guards in Nuits on 18 December 1870 - Carl Röchling (1855-1920)

Attack of the Grenadier Guards in Nuits on 18 December 1870 - Carl Röchling

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When I wrote about combat art a while ago I mentioned that I thought that the best of the examples shown was a painting by Alphonse de Neuv.

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1870 Philippoteaux La Barricade tournée, The Turned Barricade Musée de Châteaudun

Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville - An Episode from the Franco-Russian War

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