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A SOLDIER AT WATERLOO.

Horace Vernet, whose talent is so varied, has often represented military scenes taken from modern history. Here a grenadier of the Imperial Guards is mournfully resting upon a sepulchral mound, under which sleep in glory several of his comrades, who died on the field of battle, where, the preceding day, eight hundred of pieces of canon spread terror and death amidst three hundred thousand combatants, gathered from all parts of the world.

The sun is setting, and his last rays illumine the scene. The warrior, overpowered by fatigue, after having buried his comrades and friends, gives a last sigh to his banners, a last thought to glory.

This small picture, which in full of feeling and expression, is of a vigorous and brilliant colouring. It belongs to his Royal Highness the duke of Orleans. It has been engraved in mezzotinto by Jazet, and done in lithography by Mr Weber.

Width, 22 inches; height, 18 inches.

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LA BARRIERE DE CLICHY

LA BARRIÈRE DE CLICHY.

On ne se souvient qu'avec peine du jour où la garde nationale de Paris se trouva dirigée aux barrières pour défendre la ville investie par les troupes étrangères. On n'a point oublié non plus le désordre dans lequel arrivaient à la hâte les pauvres habitans des environs, qui entrèrent dans Paris avec l'espoir d'y trouver un refuge assuré pour leur personne, et ce qu'ils avaient pu sauver de leurs propriétés.

M. Horace Vernet a représenté dans ce tableau le moment où le maréchal Moncey, commandant en chef de la garde nationale de Paris, arrive à la barrière de Clichy. Il apprend le départ du chef de la deuxième légion, et confie la défense de ce poste à M. Odiot, que l'on voit à pied devant le maréchal. Parmi les personnes qui les entourent, on peut reconnaître MM. Alexandre de la Borde, Amédé Jaubert, Emmanuel Dupaty, Bertin, Castera, Margarite et Charlet.

Tous les groupes, tous les personnages de cette scène sont tracés avec une parfaite exactitude, et chacun se rappelle parfaitement les épisodes dont il a été témoin pendant la durée d'un service où le zèle, l'intelligence et le courage n'ont pu empêcher l'invasion étrangère.

Ce tableau fait partie du cabinet de M. Odiot'; il a été gravé en mezzotinte par M. Jazet.

Larg., 4 pieds; haut., 3 pieds.

THE BARRIÈRE DE CLICHY.

It can be but painful to remember the day when the Paris National Guards were sent to the various Barrieres, or Gates, to defend the town, which was surrounded by Foreign Troops: nor has the confusion been forgotten, when the poor inhabi tants of the environs, hastily came into Paris, hoping to find there a safe refuge for their persons, and what they had saved of their property.

M. Horace Vernet has, in this picture represented the moment when Marshal Moncey, the Commander in chief of the Paris National Guards, arrives at the Barrière of Clichy. He learns the departure of the commander of the second Legion, and intrusts the defence of this post to M. Odiot, who is on foot, before the Marshal. Amongst the persons around them, it is easy to recognize Mesrs. Alexandre de la Borde, Amédée Jaubert, Emmanuel Dupaty, Bertin, Castera, Margarite, and Charlet.

All the groups, all the personages of this cene, are delineated with perfect exactness, and any one may perfectly recal the episodes witnessed, during a service, in which zeal, science, and courage, were inefficient against a Foreign invasion.

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This picture forms part of M. Odiot's Collection it has been engraved in Mezzotinto by M. Jazet.

Width, 4 feet 3 inches; height, 3 feet 2 inches.

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