THE COLLECTION
The Consular Guard at Marengo
  • Date: c. 1844 - 1845
  • Object Type: Painting
  • Medium: Pencil and watercolour on paper
  • Image size: 9.5 x 13.1 cm
  • Inv: P744
  • Location: Not on display
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  • Engraved in 1845. The grenadiers of the Guard, shown here, were renowned for their fortitude. Napoleon defeated the Austrians at the Battle of Marengo on 14 June 1800. An Austrian cuirassier (heavy cavalryman) lies dead in the foreground.