Jean Louis Ernest Meissonier(1815-1891), Painter and illustrator of military and historical subjects
Sitter in 4 portraits
A leading French history painter, noted for his military themes and scrupulous attention to detail. He served as a colonel during the Siege of Paris in 1871.
by Théobald Chartran ('T')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 1 May 1880