The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Soldiers of the Republic
  • Auguste Raffet (1804 - 1860)
  • Soldiers of the Republic
  • France
  • 1849
  • Painting
  • Pencil, ink and watercolour on paper
  • Image size: 21.2 x 14.6 cm
  • Signature: 'Raffet / à son ami de Sainson / 30 juin 1849'
  • P731
  • Not on display
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • The uniforms are of the period 1796-1804. Auguste de Sainson, also an artist, was Anatole Demidoff’s secretary during his scientific expedition to the Crimea and southern Russia in 1837-8. Raffet drew Sainson's portrait in 1848.