"Portrait Of Lieutenant Officer Of The 66th Infantry Regiment Present At The Siege Of Ancona In 1834"
Portrait of a lieutenant officer of the 66th infantry regiment, July monarchy, bears a signature to decipher: Faurax or perhaps the officer's name? dated 1834. Presence of the map of Fort Ancona on this work. This officer to participate in the landing in Ancona against the papal states, which took place on February 7, 1832. France decides to occupy Ancona, a vessel, the Suffren and two frigates, Artémise and Victoire, are armed in Toulon , this, under the orders of the captain of the Welsh vessel, and with two battalions of the 66th line regiment, 1100 men strong and commanded by Colonel Combes. Oil on canvas of dimensions without frame H93 cm x L66 cm, with period key frame in the state 1.05 mx 78 cm. Presence of restorations on the back of the canvas, the face is intact, good condition.