The Battle of Austerlitz by François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard
The Battle of Austerlitz by François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard

The Battle of Austerlitz, (December 2nd, 1805) c1810 by French Painter François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard (1770 – 1837) and Graphic Artist of the Classical and Empire Eras during the reign of Emperor Napoleon.

The Battle of Austerlitz, which is also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors is consider to be one of the most important and decisive military engagement of the Napoleonic Wars.

It is regarded as the greatest victory achieved by Napoleon and the Grande Armée of France, as Napoleons forces were able to defeat a much larger Russian and Austrian Army led by Emperor Alexander I and Holy Roman Emperor Francis II.

This scene by François Gérard depicts the battle near the town of Austerlitz located in what was then the Austrian Empire.

You can read more about the conflict here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Austerlitz

This is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

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