Customer Helpline
(UK) : 01436 820269

Shipping Rates
Valuation of Your Collection

You currently have no items in your basket

Join us on Facebook!


Buy with confidence and security!
Publishing historical art since 1985

Follow us on Twitter!

AMAZING VALUE SPECIAL OFFERS !

VIEW ALL OF OUR CURRENT SPECIAL OFFERS HERE!
 
Product Search        
Massive savings on this month's big offers including our BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE offer on many prints and many others at HALF PRICE or with FREE PRINTS!
Many of our offers end in 5 hours, 47 minutes!
View our Special Offers

Petit Poste de Grand Garde, Hussars of the 8th Regiment by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier.


Petit Poste de Grand Garde, Hussars of the 8th Regiment by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier.

A scouting party of the 8th regiment of Hussars in Napoleons First Empire army are seen resting their horses and in discussion.
Item Code : DHM0316Petit Poste de Grand Garde, Hussars of the 8th Regiment by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier. - This Edition
TYPEEDITION DETAILSSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSYOUR PRICEPURCHASING
PRINT Open edition print.

Image size 23 inches x 16 inches (58cm x 41cm)noneHalf
Price!

Supplied with one or more free art prints!
Now : £37.00

Quantity:
EXCLUSIVE website offer from Cranston Fine Arts - FREE art print(s) supplied with the above item!


Exclusive Offer for Online Orders Only

FREE PRINT : The Hussars by Michael Angelo Hayes

This complimentary art print worth £14
(Size : 8 inches x 12 inches (20cm x 31cm))
has been specially chosen by Cranston Fine Arts to complement the above edition, and will be sent FREE with your order.

This item can be viewed or purchased separately in our shop, HERE


HALF PRICE SALE ... HALF PRICE SALE ... HALF PRICE SALE ... HALF PRICE SALE ... HALF PRICE SALE
THIS PRINT IS HALF PRICE!
For a short time, this item is being offered at half of its normal price.
We have many thousands of items like this across our website, offering great value to our customers.
Items included in the offer are changed frequently.
All prices on our website are displayed in British Pounds Sterling



Other editions of this item : Petit Poste de Grand Garde, Hussars of the 8th Regiment by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier DHM0316
TYPEEDITION DETAILSSIZESIGNATURESOFFERSYOUR PRICEPURCHASING
PRINT Open edition print. Image size 12 inches x 8 inches (31cm x 20cm)none
B.O.G.O.F.
Now : £14.00VIEW EDITION...
General descriptions of types of editions :

Artist Details : Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier
Click here for a full list of all artwork by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier

Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier

Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier Born in Lyons on 20th February, 1813, he served for a short period in a chemist shop but his interest in art quickly became apparent to his parents who arranged for him to enter the studios of various artists. He first exhibited at the Salon in 1835 and became a regular exhibitor throughout the 1840's and 1850's showing various non-military scenes. However, these pictures were enough to establish his reputation and he was invited by Napoleon 111 to join the Imperial Staff on the expedition to Italy in 1859. Inspired by what he witnesses, Meissonier began to paint military scenes from the war such as The Emperor at Solferino, which was shown at the 1864 Salon, and The Emperor and his staff. Six years later, France went to war with Prussia and the emperor once again turned to Meissonier for his services. While initially accepting the offer, the artist soon became discouraged by the growing defeats of the army and declined to become further involved but not before narrowly escaping being besieged in Metz. It was at this time that he developed his penchant for Napoleonic subjects as a way of glorifying France's military past in the wake of the disastrous defeat in 1871 and the subsequent horrors of the Paris Commune. Inspired by the first Napoleon, Meissonier developed the idea of creating a cycle of pictures dramatising the great soldier from his rise to his fall. The five pictures would each depict a moment in the emperor's life during the years 1796, 1807, 1810, 1814 and 1815, but in fact only three canvases were finished. In his picture, 1807, the artist depicted a moment during the final phase of the battle of Friedland when the Emperor and his staff reviewed the 12th Regiment of Cuirassiers as they charged past. For 1814, he arranged for horses to be marched back and forth in snow and mud so that he could sketch - and became quite ill in the process. In the picture, a grim-faced Napoleon leads his disheveled troops in retreat to avoid confrontation with the enemy. These pictures established him as perhaps one of the greatest military painters France had ever seen and he was a major source of inspiration to Detaille and de Neuville before he died in Paris on 31st January, 1891.

More about Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier

This Week's Half Price Art

DHM624GL. M109 Guns of the Royal Artillery in Action, Iraq February 1991 by David Rowlands.

M109 Guns of the Royal Artillery in Action, Iraq February 1991 by David Rowlands .(GL)
Half Price! - £300.00
 Depicting Polish Lancers escorting a generals carriage as they pass through an infantry bivouac during the Hundred Days Campaign.

The Generals Escort by Mark Churms. (Y)
Half Price! - £30.00
The Battle of Solferino, fought on 24th of June 1859 was the last battle at which both armies were commanded by their monarch; the French army commanded by Napoleon III and his Allies Victor Emmanuel II and his Sardinian Army were victorious over the Austrian Army commanded by Emperor Franz Joseph.
Napoleon III at Solferino by Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier (GL)
Half Price! - £300.00
Painted in the 15th Century, the artist having no concept of military dress of the time of Alexander, painted figures in the armour of the 14/15th centuries.
Battle of Issus by Albrecht Altdorfer.
Half Price! - £30.00

DHM1432GS.  Flora MacDonalds Farewell to Bonnie Prince Charlie by George William Joy.
Flora MacDonalds Farewell to Bonnie Prince Charlie by George William Joy (GS)
Half Price! - £200.00
GITW0233GS.  Marie Stuarts Farewell to France by Henry Nelson ONeil.
Marie Stuarts Farewell to France by Henry Nelson ONeil. (GS)
Half Price! - £200.00
Operation Pegasus and Deliberate Force, Bosnia Hercegovina, June - December 1995.

19th Regiment Royal Artillery - BRITARTYBAT by David Rowlands (GS)
Half Price! - £250.00
  Arthur Wellesley is shown in his uniform of Lt. General (with the most honourable Order of the Bath) at the time of the Battle of Vimiero 21st August 1808.

Portrait of Wellington by Chris Collingwood (GL)
Half Price! - £350.00
          Home / View All Products                       View Your Basket