The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
The Hired Assassins
  • (Jean-Louis-) Ernest Meissonier (1815 - 1891)
  • The Hired Assassins
  • France
  • 1852
  • Painting
  • Oil on mahogany panel
  • Image size: 38.1 x 28.7 cm
    Object size: 59 x 51 x 12.5 cm
  • Signature: 'EMeissonier 1852', the 'EM' in monogram
  • P327
  • West Gallery III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The duc de Morny, by 1855; his sale, Paris, 31 May 1865, no. 20; Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford.