Horace Vernet (Emile Jean Horace Vernet)

1789-1863 France-Romanticism

 

Brief Biography-Horace Vernet was the son of Carle Vernet who was the son of Claude Vernet. Claude was mostly a painter of landscapes and seaports; Carle was a lithographer, a painter of daily street scenes and some battle scenes. Horace was known mostly for Napoleonic battle scenes. His main works were in the Palace of Versailles for Louis Philippe.

 

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an invalid submitting
a petition

an invalid submitting a petition to napoleon at a parade in the courtyard of the tuileries palace

departure for the
hunt in the marshes

departure for the hunt in the pontine marshes

hunting in the
pontine marshes

hunting in the pontine marshes

italian brigands
surprised by troops

italian brigands surprised by papal troops

napoleon at the
battle of friedland

napoleon at the battle of friedland


philippe lenoir

philippe lenoir

scene from the
mexican expedition

scene from the mexican expedition

taking of the smalah
of abd el kader

taking of the smalah of abd el kader


the gate at clichy

the gate at clichy

a saddled race horse
tied to a fence

a saddled race horse tied to a fence

an algerian lady
hawking

an algerian lady hawking


angel of death

angel of death

arab chieftains
in council

arab chieftains in council the negotiator'

battle at soufflot
barricades

battle at soufflot barricades at rue soufflot street


battle of bouvines

battle of bouvines


hunting scene

hunting scene

mazeppa and
the wolves

mazeppa and the wolves

napoleon bonaparte
leading his troops

napoleon bonaparte leading his troops over the bridge of arcol


polish prometheus

polish prometheus


portrait of nicholas i

portrait of nicholas i


self portrait with pipe

self portrait with pipe


soldier labourer

soldier labourer


the artist's studio

the artist's studio

the dog of the
regiment wounded

the dog of the regiment wounded

the duke of chartres
on horseback

the duke of chartres on horseback

the taking of the
malakoff redoubt

the taking of the malakoff redoubt

the wounded
trumpeter

the wounded trumpeter