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Jean Lannes, Duc de Montebello
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Jean Lannes, Duc de Montebello


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Description Jean Lannes (1769-1809) was one of Napoleon's most illustrious generals. In 1800, he led the French forces to victory over the Austrian army at Montebello, a town in northern Italy. Four years later, he was appointed a marshal of France, and, after commanding the victorious French army at the battle of Friedland, he was made Duke of Montebello.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
early 19th century
Medium
watercolor on ivory, gold frame with lock of the subject's hair on reverse
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.100
Measurements
H: 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm)
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