Lithograph. Size: 230 x 280mm. (9 x 11").
A portrait of David Hendrik, Baron Chassé (1765 – 1849), standing in a battle field, holding a flag with his sword raised. In 1788 Chassé received a commission as a first lieutenant in the royal French army. After the revolution of 1789 he took part in the campaigns of the revolutionary French armies as a captain. Chassé fought both for and against Napoleon and commanded the Third Netherlands Division that intervened at a crucial moment in the Battle of Waterloo. In 1830 he bombarded the city of Antwerp as commander of its citadel during the Belgian Revolution.
[Ref: 31538] £90.00