Painted French Hussars

21 Mar 2018
Nino /
Here come a party of wild Hungarian horsemen in the service of the King of France, ca. 1745. In 1740, at the start of the War of the Austrian Succession, the French establishment included three hussar regiments (Rattzky’s, Bercheny’s, and Esterhazy’s). Impressed by the performance of the Hungarian and Croatian light troops that had been [...]
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