War. The Exile and the Rock Limpet

Oil paint on canvas | 794 x 794mm | exhibited 1842

J. M. W. Turner

This scene shows French military leader Napoleon in exile on the island of St Helena. He had been sent there after being defeated by a British-led army in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo. Napoleon died in St Helena in 1821. This work was painted in th...
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