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Pair Painted Miniatures Portraits General Louis-price Varé Wife XVIII
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"Pair Painted Miniatures Portraits General Louis-price Varé Wife XVIII"
Pair of hand-painted miniatures representing the portrait of the General of Empire Louis-Prix Varé * and his wife, in wooden frames and gilded brass, vintage late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. These miniatures are in good condition. They are not signed. A note: wormholes on frames, accidents and lacks on brass decorations, miniatures seem slightly cut horizontally at the bottom, wear of time, see photos. * Louis-Prix Varé (1766-1807): General of the Revolution and the Empire. He entered service on August 5, 1782, as a soldier in the Condé-dragons regiment, he became brigadier on July 15, 1785, sergeant on October 16 following, and he gets his leave on April 20, 1788. He resumes service on July 14 1789, as a second lieutenant in the National Guard at Versailles, and he passes a major-aid shortly thereafter. On July 12, 1790, he was appointed lieutenant of grenadiers and on October 19, 1791, he became chief of the 4th battalion of volunteers of Seine-et-Oise. From 1792 to 1796 he served in the Army of the Moselle, and in the Army of the North. He took part in the battle of Hondschoote on September 8, 1793, and was appointed brigade chief on August 20, 1794, at the 43rd demi-brigade de bataille. On June 14, 1796, he took command of the 54th demi-brigade of line infantry, and from 1796 to 1801, he successively served the armies of Batavia and the Rhine. On December 3, 1800, he participated in the Battle of Hohenlinden, then joined General Augereau to the Army of Batavia on September 23, 1801. In 1802, he was part of the workforce planned to participate in the Louisiana expedition under the command General Victor, but as the expedition did not take place, he was posted to Hanover. He was promoted Brigadier General on August 29, 1803, at the military camp of Bayonne, and on November 16, 1803, he joined the Brest camp. He was knighted the Legion of Honor December 11, 1803, and commander of the order June 14, 1804. In June 1805, he is attached to the 2nd division in the army corps of Marshal Augereau, and the 12 September 1805, he commanded the 3rd Brigade of General Saint-Hilaire's division at the 4th Corps of the Grand Army. He distinguished himself at the Battle of Austerlitz on December 2, 1805, and he was wounded with a shot to the left leg and a strong bruise on the right shoulder at the Battle of Eylau on February 8, 1807. He died on March 14, 1807, in Thorn as a result of his wounds received at the Battle of Eylau. His name appears on the bronze tables of the Galeries des Batailles at the Palace of Versailles and on the walls of the room known as the Archives of the column of the Grand Army at Boulogne-sur-Mer. Frame: 9.2 cm x 10.3 cm Miniature: 4 cm x 4.7 cm Reference: 940 64 All pictures are on:
Price : 1600 €
Period:18th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : En l'état

Material : Miniature
Length: cadre : 9,2 cm x 10,3 cm
Width : miniature : 4 cm x 4,7 cm

Reference : 433722
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