The Battle of Waterloo, Jan Willem Pieneman, 1824

The Battle of Waterloo, Jan Willem Pieneman, 1824

oil on canvas, h 567cm × w 823cm × l 822.7cm. More details

Here the Duke of Wellington is receiving the message that Prussian forces are coming to his aid. Wellington, commander of the Anglo-Dutch troops, is the central figure in this group portrait of the major players at Waterloo. Lying wounded on a stretcher in the left foreground is the Dutch Crown Prince, later King William II. Originally intended for Wellington, the painting remained in the Netherlands thanks to William I who bought the picture for his son.

On display in room 1.12 1813-1815 King William I and Waterloo Jan Willem Pieneman History scenes

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