VERNET, Horace
(b. 1789, Paris, d. 1863, Paris)

The Gate at Clichy

Oil on canvas, 98 x 131 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

The artist, famous for his battle scenes, depicts here the defense of Paris on 30 March 1814. The painting was commissioned by Claude Odiot, who can be seen in the centre receiving command from Marshal Moncey.