Officer, Grenadier Company 1816


This painting in the Royal Collection is by Alexander Ivanovitch Sauerweid. We have a clear view of the bearskin worn by the Grenadier Company. The plume here is white over red but should be all white. The coat-of-arms badge on the front agrees with paintings by Dayes, of Grenadier Company other ranks in 1792. The wings on the shoulders of his coat are red with gold lace edging and his collar and cuffs are dark blue cloth also with gold lace. There is a Waterloo medal on his chest almost covering two of the buttons which are gilt and placed in pairs. The white sword belt is kept in place by a crimson silk sash.


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by Stephen Luscombe