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Episode of the Siege of Lille, 1792

1891 Georges Gaston Theodore Melingue Born: Paris, France 1840 Died: Paris, France 1914 oil on canvas 50 x 60 1/2 in. (127.0 x 153.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Colonel Thomas G. Young, Jr. 1956.11.3 Not currently on view


Keywords

Cityscape - France - Lille

Figure group

History - France - Revolution

Occupation - military - soldier

State of being - evil - war

painting

paint - oil

fabric - canvas

About Georges Gaston Theodore Melingue

Born: Paris, France 1840 Died: Paris, France 1914