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Georges Scott (1873 - 1948)

Lot 414: [PROCLAMATION].

Arenberg Auctions

December 17, 2021
Brussels, Belgium

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Description

Drawing, pen, charcoal and watercolour on paper, 43,2 x 63,5 cm, signed and dated. - Civilians reading a proclamation to enlist in Napoleon's "Grande Armée". Georges Scott (1873-1943) was a student of Édouard Détaille and quickly specialised in Napoleonic historical and contemporary military scenes. He achieved wide fame for his depictions of French troops during the Balkan Wars and the First World War. He was also a war correspondent and illustrator for the magazine "L'Illustration" between 1892 and 1943.

Artist or Maker

SCOTT, Georges Bertin

Date

19th c

Condition Report

Contemp. wooden gilt sculpted frame (frame sl. rubbed, not unframed).

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