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Untitled (Napoleon burning the French eagles)

1812-1840

William Heath

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Title

Untitled (Napoleon burning the French eagles)

Date

1812-1840

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Description

Napoleon burning the French eagles; French army halting in a snowy plain, in the foreground a fire into which five colour-sergeants standing to the right are casting their eagles, Napoleon on the left directing them, a general at his side reading a list of names, others of the staff behind. Pen and brown and grey ink with watercolour.
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Location

Moscow, Russia

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