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An Attack on Acre
  • Auguste Raffet (1804 - 1860)
  • An Attack on Acre
  • c. 1845
  • Painting
  • Pencil and watercolour on paper
  • Image size: 9.1 x 11.5 cm
  • Signature: 'Raffet.'
  • P747
  • Not on display
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Perhaps painted c.1845 (cf. Raffet, 'The Surrender at Ulm', P745). Acre was attacked unsuccessfully by the French eight times during Napoleon’s Syrian campaign of 1799. The uniforms of the foreground soldiers, however, belong to a later date.