Tag: Battle of Waterloo

Waterloo (1970)

Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Producer: Dino De Laurentiis Screenplay: H.A.L. Craig Genre: Action | Biography | Drama | Epic | Historical | War Music: Nino Rota, Wilfred Josephs Country: Italia | Soviet Union Language: English Studio: Columbia Pictures | Paramount Pictures Release date:…

Venere e Marte (1815-1819)

Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Venere e Marte (Venus and Mars) 1815–1819 Marble, 208 x 137 x 65.5 cm Royal Collection, Buckingham Palace, London A full length marble statue of Mars and Venus, standing. Venus stands partially draped gazing upwards at Mars, who…

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

(1769–1852) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, FRS Prime Minister of Great Britain The Duke of Wellington in Art: Goya, Francisco de (1746-1828) Lord Wellesley s.d. National Museum Wales, Cardiff     Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Green Park, London 1870 or 1871 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia…

Thomas Picton

(1758–1815) Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Picton Thomas Picton in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk Starring: Rod Steiger, Christopher Plummer   Born August 24 1758 Haverfordwest (Wales) Died June 18 1815 Waterloo (Belgium)

Napoléon I (France)

(1769–1821) First Consul of the French Republic (1799–1804) Emperor of the French (1804–1815) President of the Italian Republic (1802–1805) King of Italy (1805–1814) Napoléon in Literature: • Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950): The Man of Destiny (1898) Napoléon in Art: Canova, Antonio (1757-1822) Busto di Napoleone c.1802…