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Jan Willem Pieneman: The Battle of Waterloo  wikidata:Q11688247 
Artist
Jan Willem Pieneman: The Battle of Waterloo
Title
The Battle of Waterloo
Object type painting
Description
The Battle of Waterloo, 18 June 1815. View of the battle field on the moment that the British commander Wellington receives the message that help from Prussian troops is underway. Bottom left the wounded Prince of Orange is being carried away. The commanders and other officers are depicted in the center on horseback. Bottom right a number of wounded and dead soldiers. In the background the battle is raging. The people portrayed include Lord Uxbridge, Sir Rowland Hill, Staff Colonel Sir William Delancey, Major-General George Cooke, Colonel Harvey, Colonel Campbell, lieutenant-general Don Miquel de Alava, lieutenant-colonel F.C. Ponsonby, Major William Thornhill, Jean Victor, baron De Constant de Rebeque, Colonel Sir John Elley, lieutenant-colonel Aberson, General-major A.K.J.G. d'Aubremé, Captain Aberson, Captain H. Roepel, Colonel H. Detmers, Major J.L.D. van der Smissen, Lieutenant-colonel A. van Thielen, Lieutenant-colonel Jhr. W.F. Boreel, Lieutenant-general D.H. Baron Chassé, Colonel Sir G.A. Wood, General Major J.B. Baon van Merlen, Lieutenant-general Ch. von Alten, Major General Sir Colin Halkett, Lieutenant-Colonel William George Harris, Captain C. Nepveu, Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, H.D. Graaf De Cruquenbourg, N.C. Ampt, General-Major Jhr. A.D. Trip, John William Fremantle, General-Major Graaf van Rheede, Major-General Lord Edward Somerset, Charles Gordon Lennox, Lord March, Colonel Dennis Pack, Major P.S.R. van Hooff, Major-general John Ormsby Vandeleur, Major Georg, Freiherr Baring, Colonel C. Von Ompteda, Colonel L.J.H.F. De Caylar and Général de Division Cambronne, Maréchal de Camp.
Date 1824
Medium oil on canvas
Q296955/Q4259259
Dimensions Height: 567 cm (18.6 ft); Width: 823 cm (27 ft)
Room 1.12
Accession number
SK-A-1115
place of creation Amsterdam (?)
Object history

: purchased by William I of the Netherlands (1772-1843), The Hague, from Jan Willem Pieneman, Amsterdam

: transferred to the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Inventory number SK-A-1115, from Stichting Historische Verzamelingen van het Huis Oranje-Nassau, Netherlands
Inscriptions Signature and date bottom right: J.W. Pieneman 1824
References

Bergvelt, E. (1984) ‘Nationale, levende en 19e-eeuwse meesters : Rijksmusea en eigentijdse kunst (1800-1848)’, Nederlands Kunsthistorische Jaarboek, vol. 35, p. 101, ill. 27.

Lee, A. van (1852) 'J.W. Pieneman en zijne werken', Album der Schoone Kunsten : romantiesch, kritiesch en historiesch tijdschrift voor Hollandsche en Vlaamsche letterkunde en kunst, vol. 3, pp. 17-24.

Anonymous (1903) Catalogus der Schilderijen miniaturen, pastels, omlijste teekeningen, enz. in het Rijks-Museum te Amsterdam, Amsterdam: Boek- en kunstdrukkerij v/h Roeloffzen-Hübner en Van Santen, p. 207, cat.no. 1862, as De slag van Waterloo, 18 Juni 1815, Height: 576 cm (18.8 ft); Width: 836 cm (27.4 ft), ‘Eigendom van de Vorstelijke Familie’.

Anonymous (1934) Catalogus der schilderijen pastels–miniaturen–aquarellen tentoongesteld in het Rijksmuseum te Amsterdam, Amsterdam: J.H. de Bussy, p. 221, cat.no. 1862, as De slag van Waterloo, 18 Juni 1815, Height: 576 cm (18.8 ft); Width: 836 cm (27.4 ft), ‘Eigendom van de Koninklijke Familie’.

Rappard, W.F. (2001) ‘De Nationale bestemming van J.W. Pienemans tweede grote historieschilderij "De Slag bij Waterloo"’, Jaarboek Oranje-Nassau Museum, pp. 77-91.

Wilde, F.G. de (1974) Uniformkundige beschrijving van het schilderij voorstellende de veldslag bij Waterloo, 18 juni 1815, door J.W. Pieneman.

Anonymous, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam online catalogue, as The Battle of Waterloo, Height: 567 cm (18.6 ft); Width: 823 cm (27 ft).

Anonymous, RKDimages, Art-work number 32846, as Battle of Waterloo on the 18th of June 1815, Height: 576 cm (18.8 ft); Width: 836 cm (27.4 ft).
Source/Photographer www.rijksmuseum.nl : Home : Info
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