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Vercingetorix, ancient Gaul leader surrenders to the emperor Caesar. Ancient military art prints of Vercingetorix by Henri-Paul Motte and Lionel Royer, published by Cranston Fine Arts, the military print company.

Versingetorix was the leader of the Gallic tribes, when in 56Bc Julius Caesar invaded Gaul, His homeland.  Versingetorix defeated a large Roman army at the battle of Gergovia. But Romans power was strong and later Versingetorix was besieged  in Alesia. he surrendered to the Romans  and throw his sword down at the feet of Caesar,  he was taken back to Rome and paraded  in the streets before being executed by strangulation.


Vercingetorix Surrendering to Caesar by Henri-Paul Motte.


Vercingetorix Surrendering to Caesar by Henri-Paul Motte.

After the fall of the stronghold of Alesia in 52BC, Vercingetorix was the last Gallic Chieftain to submit to Caesar. Vercingetorix is shown arrivng on horseback at the gate of the Roamn fort, with Caesar shown a distance away in the fort. Henri Motte studied under Jean-Leon Gerome, and most of his works were shown at the Salon des Artistes Francais in Paris. His major works were of historical pieces such as this one and Hannibal Crossing the Rhone, both of these receiving a bronze medal at the 1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris. He was awarded Chevalier de la Legion dHonneur in 1892.
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