11 Works, Today, April 10th is artist Jules Girardet’s day, his story, illustrated with footnotes #99

Jules Girardet (1856–1946)
Napoleon in Plymouth Sound, c.1890–1900

(Napoleon on Board the Bellerophon at Plymouth)
Oil on canvas
H 112 x W 163 cm
The Box, Plymouth

After his defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon Bonaparte was briefly kept prisoner on a warship in Plymouth Sound. The harbour became packed as crowds flocked to see their defeated enemy. Now the city is commemorating this most unlikely, and involuntary, of south coast holidays. More on Napoleon in Plymouth Sound

Jules Girardet (10 April 1856, Versailles — 25 January 1938, Boulogne-Billancourt) was a French painter and illustrator of Swiss ancestry…

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