Napoleon’s Horses/ Chivalry of Battle

Napoleon’s most famous war horse is called Marengo, named after the Battle of Marengo. On the 14th June 1800, The Battle of Marengo commenced between French and Austrian forces. 

The Battle of Rivoli, 1844 (oil on canvas) (detail of 28341), Philippoteaux, Felix (c.1815-84)  Château de Versailles, France  Bridgeman Images


Image of Marengo, the Arab charger, ridden by Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo, 1824 (oil on panel), Ward, James (1769 - 1859) / Collection of the Duke of Northumberland, Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland © Collection of the Duke of Northumberland / Bridgeman Images

 

The Battle of Wagram, 6 July 1809. Painting by Emil Jean-Horace Vernet called Horace Vernet (1789-1863), circa 1835. Oil on canvas. Château de Versailles, France  Photo © Photo Josse  Bridgeman Images

 

 

The Battle of Iena on 14/10/1806, Emperor Napoleon I (1769-1821), Joachim Murat and Louis Alexandre (Louis-Alexandre) Berthier pass the guard review Painting by Emile dit Horace Vernet (1789-1863) / Musee et Domaine National de Versailles et de Trianon, Versailles, France / Photo © Photo Josse / Bridgeman Images

 

Image of A New Life of Napoleon I Bonaparte (1769-1821). 1894 Lithography by Eugene Samuel GRASSET (1845-1917) published in “” The Century Magazine””. Private collection. by Grasset, Eugene (1841-1917) © Stefano Bianchetti / Bridgeman Images

 

 Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) crossing the Saint Bernard in 1800, Paul Delaroche, (1797-1856)  Louvre, Paris, France  Photo © Photo Josse  Bridgeman Images

 

Image of Horace Vernet (1789-1863). Invalid Handing a Petition to Napoleon at the Parade in the Court of the Tuileries Palace, 1838. Detail. by Vernet, Emile Jean Horace (1789-1863) © Tarker / Bridgeman Images

 

Napoleons Stallion, Tamerlan (oil on canvas), Gericault, Theodore (1791-1824)  Musee des Beaux-Arts, Rouen, France  Bridgeman Images

 

Napoleon (1769-1821) Crossing the Alps at the St Bernard Pass, 20th May 1800, c.1800-01 (oil on canvas), David, Jacques Louis (1748-1825)  Musee National du Chateau de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison, France  Bridgeman Images

 

Napoleon I, wounds in front of Regensburg, is treated by surgeon Yvan, April 23, 1809. Painting by Pierre Gautherot (1765-1825).  Château de Versailles, France  Photo © Photo Josse  Bridgeman Images

 

Napoleon Bonaparte haranguing the army before the Battle of the Pyramids, July 21, 1798”.  Gros, Baron Antoine Jean (1771-1835)  Château de Versailles, France  Photo © Photo Josse  Bridgeman Images

 

Image of Napoleon in 1814 (after Meissonier) (oil on cardboard), Collingwood, William Gersham (1854 - 1932) © Ruskin Museum / Bridgeman Images


Image of Napoleon on a Grey Horse, 1839 (pencil, w/c and bodycolour on paper) by Bellange, Joseph-Louis-Hippolyte (1800-1866)© Wallace Collection / © Wallace Collection, London, UK / Bridgeman Images

 

Image of Napoleon, 1896 (oil on canvas) by Gow, Andrew Carrick (1848-1920) Photo © Peter Nahum at The Leicester Galleries, London / Bridgeman Images

Image of Bonaparte in Egypt, 1878 (oil on canvas) by Detaille, Jean-Baptiste Edouard (1848-1912) © Bridgeman Images

 



Image of Napoleon I (1769-1821) and his Staff, c.1860 (w/c on paper) (see also 62590) by Meissonier, Jean-Louis Ernest (1815-91) © Bridgeman Images

 

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