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Title

Vive L'Empereur

1891


Artist

Edouard Detaille

France

05 Oct 1848 - 23 Dec 1912


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Other Title

Charge of the 4th Hussars at the battle of Friedland, 14 June 1807


Alternative title

Vive L'Empereur charge du quatrième hussards à la bataille de Friedland, 14 juin 1807


Date

1891


Media category

Painting


Materials used

oil on canvas


Dimensions

370.0 x 437.5 cm sight; 376.0 x 445.0 cm stretcher; 445.0 x 512.5 x 14.0 cm frame


Signature & date

Signed and dated l.r, "Edouard Detaille 1891".


Credit

Purchased 1893


Accession number

4560


Artist information

Edouard Detaille

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


Source unknown, Purchased by the AGNSW in Paris 1893


Referenced in 7 publications

Bibliography


Richard Holmes, The Napoleonic Wars experience, 2006, (illus.).

Jean Humbert, Edouard Detaille l'heroisme d'un siècle, Paris, 1979. plate no. 26

Stewart Laidler and Craig Wilcox, Look, 'Salvation of a neglected work', pg.18-19, Sydney, Nov 2002, 18-19, 18 (colour illus.).

Bernard William Smith, The Boy Adeodatus, Australia, 1984, 179.

Marius Vachon, Detaille, Paris, 1898, 143.

Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, (illus.). no catalogue numbers

Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2003 [for the year ended 30 June 2003], 'Director's report', pg.6-9, Sydney, 2003, 7 (colour illus.).