The Death of Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1775-1815) at the Battle of Quatre Bras, 1815

Oil on canvas | 358.1 x 297.2cm | c. 1836

Johann Friedrich Matthäi

In the thick of the battle, the Duke mounted on a bay horse in the centre, leads an attack; he holds a sabre aloft in his right hand and turns his head half to the left to talk to a mounted officer; in the foreground, left, amidst allied soldiers sur...
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