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French Military Artist, Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille, military art prints of Napoleon and the Napoleonic Wars, Franco-Prussian War, and the Battle of Fontenoy. Art prints by Cranston Military Arts. 

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Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille   Born in Paris on 5th October, 1847, the young Detaille was surrounded by military figures from his grandfather who had worked as a sutler responsible for organising Napoleon's transports, to a great aunt who had married Admiral Villeneuve. Nonetheless, his only ambition was to be an artist and he let it be known that he wished to study with Cabanel but through various circumstances ended up in the great Meissonier's studio. It was in 1867 that the young artist first exhibited a picture, showing a view of Meissonier's studio but in the following year he showed his first military piece. While it was based solely on imagination, The Drummer's Halt represented a scene from the French Revolution. This was to be the beginning of a glorious career painting many military scenes from French history.

The Franco-Prussian War had a profound effect on the artist particularly as it forced him to see war in person. On the outbreak of war he enlisted in the 8th Mobile Bataillon and by November 1870 was attached to General Ducrot's staff seeing action in the fighting around Paris. On the Marne he saw regiments under fire, groups of skirmishes dispatched to the front and senseless retreats. These experiences of war enabled him to produce many striking portrayals of the actions. Indeed, in 1872, he was forced to withdraw two paintings of the war from an exhibition so as not to offend Germany. Over the next few years, Detaille exhibited some of his finest paintings of the conflict such as Salut aux Blesses of 1877, La Defense de Champigny of 1879 and Le Soir de Rezonville. With de Neuville he produced two large panoramas of the battles at Champigny and Rezonville.

Now a celebrity, he travelled extensively through Europe between 1879 and 1884, taking time only to visit Tunisia with a French expeditionary force where he was witness to some fighting. In Britain, he painted a review of British troops by the Prince of Wales, and a scene showing Scots Guards in Hyde Park. It was at this time that Detaille was developing a deep interest in the French army and he produced all the drawings and plates for Jules Richard's Types et Uniformes de l'Armee Francaise, 390 images in all. With all his work, Detaille painted a slow and methodical way so as to produce his subjects naturally and realistically, but most important of all, truthfully.   By the 1890's Detaille was turning more and more to the campaign of Napoleon and he produced many striking battle scenes including dashing cavalry charges. He used many original items of uniform and weapons to give authenticity to his pictures, and many of these artifacts were used in the creation of the Musee de l'Armee in Paris which Detaille helped to found.   He died in Paris on 23rd December, 1912.   Peter Harrington

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Officier de Hussards - Grande Tenue by Edouard Detaille.


Officier de Hussards - Grande Tenue by Edouard Detaille.

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The Defence of Champigny, November 30th 1870 by Edouard Detaille.


The Defence of Champigny, November 30th 1870 by Edouard Detaille.

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French civilians being questioned by Prussian officers with Prussian Cuirassiers during the Franco-Prussian War.
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En Retraite by Edouard Detaille (P)

Damp mark on top right hand corner of large border, a lot of marks on outer border and inner border around text, some spotting on image.
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French Grenadier of the Old Guard on Sentry while Napoleon and his staff are shown in the distance.
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French Cuirassiers of Napoleons Army, obtain information from a peasant outside a country farm house.
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The Carabiniers return after their successful charge and with a captured Russian standard.
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Tirailleurs Indigenes - Grande Tenue by Edouard Detaille (P)


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Eleve de lEcole Speciale Militarie de Saint-Gyr Cavalerie by Edouard Detaille (P)


Eleve de lEcole Speciale Militarie de Saint-Gyr Cavalerie by Edouard Detaille (P)

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Infanterie de Ligne, Clairon - Tenue de Campaign by Edouard Detaille. (P)


Infanterie de Ligne, Clairon - Tenue de Campaign by Edouard Detaille. (P)

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Chef d'Escadrons D'Artillerie Commandant Les Batteries Divisionnaires des Cavaleries - Grande Tenue by Edouard Detaille (P)

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Point of the Advance Guard (Title in French) by Edouard Detaille.


Point of the Advance Guard (Title in French) by Edouard Detaille.

Depicting members of the 9th Regiment of Hussars 1806.
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Chasseurs a Pied - Clairon - Grande Tenue by Edouard Detaille (P)


Chasseurs a Pied - Clairon - Grande Tenue by Edouard Detaille (P)

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