Convoy of Wounded (Franco-Prussian War 1870)

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Edouard Castres (Swiss, 1838–1902)
Convoy of Wounded (Franco-Prussian War 1870), 1870/71
Oil on canvas
21 7/8 × 30 3/4 in. (55.56 × 78.11 cm)
Layton Art Collection Inc., Gift of Frederick Layton L1894.1
Photo credit: John R. Glembin
Not Currently on View

Publication History
Eastberg, John C. and Eric Vogel. Layton’s Legacy: A Historic American Art Collection 1888–2013. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Collection, Inc., 2013, color illus. p. 457.

Dobiaschofsky Schweizer Kunst 11 Mai 2012 [auction catalog]. Bern: Dobiaschofsky Auktionen AG, 2012, color illus. p. 14.

Sawinski, Catherine. Out of the Vault—A Selection from Mr. Layton’s Gallery. Milwaukee Art Museum: Under the Wings, May 21, 2013. http://blog.mam.org/2013/05/21/out-of-the-vault-a-selection-from-mr-laytons-gallery/.

Bugnion, François. The Arrival of Bourbaki’s Army at Les Verrières. International Review of the Red Cross, no. 311 (April 30, 1996). Accessed March 2, 2012. http://www.icrc.org/eng/resources/documents/misc/57jn32.htm.

Milwaukee Art Center. Mirrors of the 19th Century Taste: Academic Painting. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Milwaukee Art Center, 1974, cat. 15.

The Layton Art Gallery. Catalogue of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1921, p. 56.

Ravel, Édouard. Nos anciens et leurs oeuvres: Recueil genevois d’Art no. 3 (1903): 91. (as Une ambulance internationale par un temps de neige)

L’Univers illustré, Paris 15, no. 899 (June 15, 1872): 376, b/w etching. (as Une ambulance internationale par un temps de neige)
Exhibition History
Mirrors of 19th Century Taste: Academic Painting, Milwaukee Art Center, July 14–August 25, 1974.

Salon, Paris, France, 1872.


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