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, p. 457, 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.

Bugnion, François. The Arrival of Bourbaki’s Army at Les Verrières. International Review of the Red Cross, no. 311 (April 30, 1996).

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

Layton Art Gallery. Catalogue of the Layton Art Gallery. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Layton Art Gallery, 1921, pp. 11 and 56, cat. 146. (as Convoy of Prisoners)

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

Pattison, James William. The Layton Art Gallery of Milwaukee. Brush and Pencil 3, no. 4 (January 1899): 205.

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.

This information is subject to change as the result of ongoing research.