Lot 1282. Bleibtreu, Georg. After the battle of Sedan.

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Auction date: 17.11.2017   11:00 UTC +02:00
ID 11873
Lot 1282 | Bleibtreu, Georg. After the battle of Sedan.
Bleibtreu, Georg (1828 Xanten - 1892, Berlin)
Reddition de Sedan. Arrivée du parlementaire francais devant le Roi Guillaume. Pen and ink drawing on paper. Mounted. 30 x 63cm. Left: g. stay signed lower loyalty. Frame.
Below the display of the hand-written note in French by Eugène Battaille (1817-1882).
Battaille, himself a painter of small romantic genre scenes, was from 1852 as curator in Versailles. In his note on the present sheet he confirmed to have the study after the siege of Paris in 1870/71 in his office in Versailles found. In Versailles, the headquarters of the III army was during the siege. The Prussian painter Anton von Werner and Georg Bleibtreu, who documented the conflict in a picturesque, had, during these months, her Studio later in the office Battailles

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