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'Marshal Ney Sustaining The Rear-Guard of the Grand Army', 1812, (1896)
24" x 16"
Giclee Print

'Marshal Ney Sustaining The Rear-Guard of the Grand Army', 1812, (1896). French forces under Marshal Michel Ney (1769-1815) fighting to defend the bridge at Kovno (modern-day Kaunas), where legend portrays Ney as the last of the invaders to cross the bridge and exit Russia. Engraving after the painting by Adolphe Yvon. From Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume IV, by William Milligan Sloane. [The Century Co., New York, 1896]