Painting ID:: 58676
Grenadier of the Old Guard Grenadier of the Old Guard
Edouard Detaille (October 5, 1848 - December 23, 1912), was a French Academic painter and military artist noted for his precision and realistic detail.
Detaille was a student of Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier. He served in the French Army in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871 and became the official painter of the battles. He is famous for his portraits of soldiers and depictions of military manoeuvres, military uniforms and general military life. Grenadier of the Old Guard Grenadier of the Old Guard