Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier  

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 Ruins of the Tuileries (1871) by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier
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Ruins of the Tuileries (1871) by Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier (21 February 181521 January 1891) was a leading French Classicist painter and sculptor famous for his depictions of Napoleon, his armies and military themes. He documented sieges and manoeuvres and was the teacher of Édouard Detaille.

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