Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Facing Death

The Last moments of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico by the French painter Jean-Paul Laurens (1838-1921).

Laurens shows here the farewell of Maximilian before his execution. Different from his friends he’s the only one showing real strength, he’s going to die like an Emperor.

1 comment:

  1. Hi! Your blog is very nice!I love History and painting! Cheers.