Richard Caton Woodville
Poniatowski’s Last Charge at Leipzig 1912

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Poniatowski’s Last Charge at Leipzig
Date 1912
Medium Oil paint on wood
Dimensions Support: 356 x 251 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Charles Pratt 1940
Reference
N05205
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05205 PONIATOWSKI'S LAST CHARGE AT LEIPZIG 1912

Inscr. ‘R. Caton Woodville 1912’ b.l.
Oil on panel, 14×9 7/8 (35·5×25).
Presented by Charles Pratt 1940.
Coll: Henry Graves & Co.; acquired by Charles Pratt c. 1917.

A label in the artist's handwriting on the back of the picture reads: ‘Marshal Jozeph Anton, Prince Poniatowsky's last charge at the Battle of Leipzig, Oct. 18th 1813, (Within an hour afterwards he was drowned whilst crossing the river Elster, trying to turn the pursuit of the Allies.) R. Caton Woodville.’ (See N05202 and N05204.)

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II

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