James Ward's 'Marengo': A Congruence of Aesthetic Theory, Pictorial Tradition, Natural History and National Pride.
In: Open University MA Student Conference, 25 Feb 2012, Birkbeck, University of London.
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This piece analyses the way in which Ward's portrait of Napoleon's charger, Marengo, was the product of the congruence of a number of textual, pictorial and discursive elements cocnerning the sublime,traditions of facial expression, post-Waterloo nationalism and theories of the relationship of man to other animals.
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