The Battle of Hanau

Oil on canvas | 174 x 289.8cm | 1824

Emile-Jean-Horace Vernet

Following his defeat at the Battle of Leipzig on 19 October 1813, Napoleon was forced to withdraw west of the Rhine and retreat to France. As the French withdrew, they met a force of Austro-Bavarian troops, under the command of Karl Philipp von Wrede...
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