[In pencil:] "Marengo". Buonaparte's...Charger at the battle of Waterloo.
Etching. Plate 222 x 305mm (8¾ x 12").
A reversed copy of 'Marengo, the favourite charger of Napoleon I' after James Ward. Marengo (c.1793-1831), the Arab horse purchased by Napoleon Bonaparte after the Battle of Aboukir in 1799 and named after the French victory at Marengo in 1800. Marengo was captured after the Battle of Waterloo and brought to England, where, after his death in 1831, his remains were preserved. His skeleton can now be seen in the 'Changing the World' gallery at the National Army Museum.
[Ref: 31227] £220.00