This painting is probably intended to show a battle in the English Civil War. It was presumably painted during the artist's stay in England, and was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1850.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1815 - 1894
Full title
An Episode on the Field of Battle
Date made
1848
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
145.5 x 195 cm
Inscription summary
Signed; Dated
Acquisition credit
Bequeathed by Johann Moritz Oppenheim, 1864
Inventory number
NG738
Location in Gallery