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Jean Louis Brigitte Espagne - 54 mm Scratch

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by MAB, Jun 13, 2007.

  1. MAB Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Italy
    Dear Friends of Planet
    This is my last Scratch created for a collector....... the painting is realized from Emiliano Iacobacci.... one dear friend and one best Painter with leathers lately we collaborate to the realization for the only pieces .

    The Subject is a French Commander of the Courassier
    " Jean Louis Brigitte Espagne".......
    ... of which under I have inserted of Historical notes....
    The thankses go to Marcello Grimaldi for the aid in the historical search.

    Naturally your comments are appreciate........ Good Vision to all
    Saluti MAB :)

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    Well estimated as one of the best cavalry commanders of the French Army, Jean Louis Brigitte Espagne born at Auch ( Gers Department) on February, 18 of 1769. Engaged on 1787 in the Queen Dragoons regiment, maréchal des logis in 1792 and second lieutenant on august 1792 passing at the 6th Chasseurs. In the same year passed in the 7th Hussars and became captain, then lieutenant colonel. Engaged in the Armée des Pyrénées Occidentales in 1793, next year adc of general Alexandre Dumas in the Armée des Alpes. After serving in different Armées, he entered in the staff of Marshal Jourdan in the Army of Sambre et Meuse. Promoted general de brigade on 1799 and general de division on February 1805. Commander of the 4th division, he fought in the Italy’s campaign at San Michele, Caldiero and Gradisca. Commanding a cavalry division in the 8th Corp under Marshal Massena, he followed his chief at Naples, fighting and winning the famous bandit Fra Diavolo near Frosinone. Commanding the 3rd division of Cuirassiers in November 1808, he served under Marshal Lefebvre at Dantzig, and Marshal Murat in the Germany campaign. Blessed at Heilsberg on june, 10 of 1807, grand officier of Legion d’Honneur next month. Count of the Empire April 1808. Commanding a cuirassiers division under Mashal Davout on October 1808, then the 3rd cuirassiers division under Marshal Lannes in Germany on 1809. Blessed by a rifle shot charging with his men during the Essling battle on May, died on May, 21 of 1809.
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  2. ArturM Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Poland
    Awesome! Great work, Maurizio. Compliments.

    Best regards
    Artur
  3. Christos Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Greece
    Great work,I like the agressive position,the horse that touches the ground with one foot,with one word BEAUTIFUL!
    Congratulations to Emiliano for the painting!
    christos
  4. eissteban Active Member

    Country:
    France
    another "coup de maître" Maurizio
    congratulations
  5. Guy A Fixture

    Country:
    United-States
    Awesome work Maurizio............fantastic sculpting and painting.
  6. ilija Member

    What can I say?..... Simplify amazing......You capture very dinamic moment...and you admit with me that is very difficult....
  7. arthur Member

    Country:
    Canada
    Maurizio,
    Simply SUPERB !!!!
    Cheers,
    A.
  8. Sambaman Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    In a word.......fantastic. Well done, both of you!

    Jay H.
    OKC
  9. garyjd Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Maurizio, What else can one say? The figure, hores and painting are exceptional. Hats off to you and Emiliano.~Gary
  10. Joe Hudson Well-Known Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Maurizio,

    WoW! I have to agree, just top shelf!! I really enjoy seeing your work and thanks for the inprogress shots too!

    Joe
  11. bladerunner8u New Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Wow!

    ....i want to do a officer such as yours......outstanding job!
  12. Roc Active Member

    Country:
    United-States
    Maurizio, extreemly well sculpted and painted, complimenti a te e ad Emiliano.

    Ciao
    Roc
  13. periklis_sale Member

    Country:
    Greece
    Maurizio my friend what possibly can i say just WOW WOW WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!

    fantastic my friend!!!!
  14. Major_Goose Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Greece
    Your attention to detail is well known , and when it comes topieces you are free to do anything is even more evident. I love the high motion of the piece and Emiliano's paintjob is very very nice . My sincere congratulations
  15. Taiko Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Czech-Republic
    Maurizio my friend,
    Fantastic sculpting and painting. The figure will by mine... Applause. Give one's regards to Emiliano.
  16. tefaet Active Member

    Country:
    Spain
    Hi Maurizio un excelente trabajo enhorabuena a ti y a Emiliano.
    Un saludo Jose Luis.
    I wait your next comercial work.With horse?
  17. Jeff T Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Australia
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    Absolutely beautiful work Maurizio!!!

    Great sculpting by yourself, plus excellent paintwork by Emiliano.First class job there.


    Cheers,
    Jeff.
  18. vergilius New Member

    Country:
    Belgium
    Worthy of the general !
  19. daniel Well-Known Member

    Country:
    France
    Whaouhhhh

    Hi Maurizio ...
    Exceptionnal like always ... Just sorry it was not a commercial model ... O(
    Hope you'll one day sculp a medieval on horse ... Maybe in 75 ? O)

    All best from me ... And continue make us dream


    Daniel
  20. MAB Well-Known Member

    Country:
    Italy
    Hi Artur - Christos - Sebastien
    Guy - Ilija - Arthur - Jay
    Gary - Joe - Glenn - Rocco
    Periklis - Costas - Milan - Jose
    Jeff - Vergilius and Daniel

    Dear friends thanks to all for your comments and compliment are always beautiful to share with you my jobs. Newly Thanks from part mine and part of Emiliano.

    Saluti To all MAB :)

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