Battle of Fleurus

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Harrison W. Mark
by Jean-Baptiste Mauzaisse
published on 19 January 2023

The Battle of Fleurus, 26 June 1794. A French army achieved victory over the Austrians, turning the tide of the War of the First Coalition decisively in France's favor. Depicted on the white horse in General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan who commanded the French forces. In the center of the painting, just below Jourdan's sword, is Louis-Antoine de Saint-Just, representative from the Committee of Public Safety.

Oil on canvas by Jean-Baptiste Mauzaisse, 1837. Palace of Versailles.

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