Tag: Waterloo

Aigle expirant (c.1900)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Aigle expirant (Eagle Expiring, Monument for Waterloo) modeled c.1900 (cast after 1902) Gilt bronze, 68.6 × 71.1 × 43.2 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Compare: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) L’aigle expirant de Waterloo c.1902 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston    

L’aigle expirant de Waterloo (c.1902)

Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) L’aigle expirant de Waterloo (The Expiring Eagle of Waterloo) c.1902 Gilt bronze mounted on worked granite, 69.2 × 66 × 43.2 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Compare: Gérôme, Jean-Léon (1824-1904) Aigle expirant modeled c.1900 (cast after 1902) Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago…

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:…

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     The Duke of Wellington in Film: Waterloo 1970 Director: Sergei Bondarchuk…

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…

Waterloo Bridge (London)

Waterloo Bridge in Art: Derain, André (1880-1954) Le Pont de Waterloo 1906 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid     Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Pont de Waterloo, effet de brouillard 1903 Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg     Monet, Claude (1840-1926) Waterloo Bridge 1903 Worcester Art…