The deserter, in shirt and trousers with wrists bound, is taken away by a sergeant and two soldiers of the British Infantry in the dress worn at the time of Waterloo (1815).
The Deserter Apprehended by Robert I Smirke, c. 1815
© National Army Museum
- Oil on canvas
- 61 x 51 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Sir Alec and Lady Martin through The Art Fund
In the right foregrould his wife has fainted and is being tended by an older woman. Two old men and a boy look on. One of 26 gifts to 19 museums by Sir Alec Martin or Sir Alec and Lady Martin through the Art Fund between 1935 and 1967.
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