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Antique Signed Oil On Canvas Military Oil Painting of Soldier

  • $ 2,40000

Antique French Victorian military painting. This antique oil on canvas depicts a somewhat arrogant looking lancer with his hands in his pockets looking directly at the viewer. In full battle regalia with his horse behind him he has an air of arrogance in his stance and casual manner. His unit can be clearly seen behind him readying their lances for manuoevres. This figure and his horse and both impressive and imposing on the canvas, This painting dates to the 1870's to 1900's when lancers were still an integral part of any military organization, with the last lancer charge being carried out during WW1.

Signed on canvas: H Pressen I think
Stretcher signed: Hardy Alan

Hardy-Alan was a leading supplier of canvas and artists’ colours in the later 19th-century, numbering Fantin Latour, Eugène Carrière and Carolus-Duran among customers.

This antique oil painting would make a great addition to your unique home wall decor or a fabulous housewarming gift. This would make a great early birthday gift for any military art collector.


Frame measures 20" long by 16" wide by 1.5" deep
Painting measures 16.25" long by 12.5" wide
Weight: 3lb 1oz


In really nice condition, there is a smudge which can only be seen if looked at really closely at an angle. It is across the hide of the horse (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).


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