Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville

Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville (1835-1885) was born to wealthy parents at Saint-Omer, France. His paintings depict dramatic and intensely patriotic subjects illustrating episodes from the Franco-Prussian War, the Crimean War, the Zulu War and portraits of soldiers. Some of his paintings have been collected by the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg and by the Metropolitan Museum in New York.