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The War of 1812 (Ron Embleton)
Red Coats Unsuccessful Siege Fort (Original)

Red Coats Unsuccessful Siege Fort (Original) by The War of 1812 (Ron Embleton) at The Illustration Art Gallery

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Artist: Ron Embleton (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 5" x 5" (135mm x 130mm)
Date: 1964

This is the original Gouache painting by Ron Embleton.

This painting by Embleton depicts a vivid siege with Red Coats being slaughtered by the defenders of the wooden fort. The silhouetted figures falling all around the commanding officer paint a bleak outlook for the rest of the battalion who are advancing slowly to the brow of the hill.

Embleton paints the sky a misty wash of yellows and greys, invoking a sense of desperation and musty gun smoke, all the whilst painting the uniforms and facial expressions with painstakingly accurate detail. This is a small yet moving piece.


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The War of 1812 (Ron Embleton)

The War of 1812 (Ron Embleton)