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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1991,0615.11

  • Description

    Study for a soldier on a rearing horse for the painting 'Charlemagne Crossing the Alps' (Versailles, 1847); a figure with shield being trampled underfoot, another figure on horseback behind Pen and brown ink, brown wash

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1847 (circa)
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 136 millimetres
    • Width: 138 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Bears artist's stamp(?) (initials)
  • Curator's comments

    See also 1991-6-15-12.

  • Location

    Not on display (French Imp XIXc)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1991

  • Acquisition notes

    This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1991,0615.11

Study for a soldier on a rearing horse for the painting 'Charlemagne Crossing the Alps' (Versailles, 1847); a figure with shield being trampled underfoot, another figure on horseback behind Pen and brown ink, with brown wash

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Study for a soldier on a rearing horse for the painting 'Charlemagne Crossing the Alps' (Versailles, 1847); a figure with shield being trampled underfoot, another figure on horseback behind Pen and brown ink, with brown wash

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