Vernet, Horace full name: Émile Jean Horace Vernet
French, 19th century, male.
Born 30 June 1789, in Paris; died 17 January 1863, in Paris.
Painter, lithographer. Religious subjects, military subjects, military portraits, battles, horse racing scenes, horses.
Horace Vernet was born in the apartments his family occupied in the Louvre palace. In 1792, the Vernets were driven from their home by the revolutionary armies. Like his father Carle, Horace Vernet showed extraordinary talent already as a child earning a living by drawing and painting from a very early age. He contributed drawings to the ...