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.)
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II