The Wallace Collection

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A Grenadier of the Guard
  • Hippolyte Bellangé (1800 - 1866)
  • A Grenadier of the Guard
  • France
  • 1852
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 45.9 x 37.7 cm
    Object size: 67 x 59 x 8 cm
  • Signature: 'hte. Bellangé. 185[2?]'
  • P586
  • West Gallery III
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  • Probably identifiable with a painting by Bellangé of 1852 listed by the artist’s biographer Adeline as in the collection of the Marquess of Hertford. The grenadier wears full dress uniform (and sports a ring in his left ear). Napoleon stands in the left mid-distance before three officers.