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Battle of Aboukir, 25 July 1799

Antoine-Jean Gros1806

Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

In the Coronation Room, the painting of Antoine-Jean Gros holds its place alongside two masterpieces by David, demonstrating all the talent of this often neglected painter. Photo © EPV/ Jean-Marc Manaï

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  • Title: Battle of Aboukir, 25 July 1799
  • Creator: Antoine-Jean Gros
  • Date Created: 1806
  • Physical Dimensions: w9680 x h5780 mm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Oil on canvas
  • Style: French painting, 19th century
  • Provenance: Commissioned by Murat in 1806, mentioned in the Royal Palace of Naples from 1808, purchased for the Musée du Luxembourg in 1833. Entered Versailles, in the Coronation room, in 1835.
  • Original Title: Bataille d'Aboukir, 25 juillet 1799

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