Antique Miniature Oil Painting on Panel French Battle Cavalry Horse Scene by James Alexander Walker 1875

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A good antique miniature French School oil on panel painting, a post battle cavalry scene,  by James Alexander Walker (1831-1898), British, circa 1875.
The painting depicts two French cavalry officers riding through a rural landscape, each on horseback, one is evidently wounded and is being supported by the other. The painting is signed to the lower left and also signed to the verso of the walnut panel and titled "Hors de Combat", meaning out of combat due to injury.

James Alexander Walker's auction record for a painting was at Christies London, for more than $191,000 in 2007. The painting is housed in the original ebonized frame with gilded Fleur de Lis decoration, condition is good, unrestored antique condition and ready to hang.

James Alexander-Walker (1831 – 1898), was a British painter of French descent  for his battle scenes. He was born in Calcutta, but from 1871 he lived in Paris where he made historical scenes of soldiers. He died in Paris in 1898


ches high × ches wide × ches deep


22 cm high × 18 cm wide x 2.5 cm deep

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