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Title

Vive l'Empereur!

1891


Artist

Edouard Detaille

France

05 Oct 1848 - 23 Dec 1912


Details


Other Titles

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

Vive l'Empereur!


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 9 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales annual report 2003 [for the year ended 30 June 2003], Sydney, 2003, pp 7, 34, col illus cover page & p 7.

Sarah Couper, Look, ‘Studio visit – Inside the Blue Mountains studio of Gallery framer David Butler’, Sydney, Sep 2017-Oct 2017, pp 64–68: p 68.

Richard Holmes, The Napoleonic Wars experience, 2006, col illus p 36.

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

Stewart Laidler and Craig Wilcox, Look, 'Salvation of a neglected work', Sydney, Nov 2002, pp 18–19, col illus p 18.

Lenny Ann Low, Look, 'A day in the life of a painting', Sydney, Mar 2019-Apr 2019, pp 6, 55–60, col illus pp 5, 55–60 (in situ).

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

Marius Vachon, Detaille, Paris, 1898, pp 143, 170.

Anna Waldmann, Renée Free and Nicholas Draffin, Salon and Académie: the charm of tradition: a catalogue of nineteenth-century European salon works, Sydney, 1984, pp [7, 22–23], illus p [23].