The Wallace Collection

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Guard Room Scene
  • Claudius Jacquand (1805 - 1878)
  • Guard Room Scene
  • France
  • 1856
  • Painting
  • Oil on canvas
  • Image size: 52.7 x 69.8 cm
    Frame size: 85 x 105 x 10 cm
  • Signature: 'Claudius Jacquand. 1856'
  • P648
  • West Gallery III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1857 where it was identified in the catalogue as a scene of German Protestant mercenaries during the French religious wars of the late sixteenth century. The guns and swords are not entirely accurate for the intended period. Jacquand specilised in painting historical subjects.