Horsemen Clash at the Battle on the Marchfield between the Troops of Rudolph of Habsburg and King Ottokar II of Bohemia

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JAUSLIN Karl (1842-1904). Swiss School, Born in Mullenz, died in the same city.

“Choc de Cavalerie à la bataille au Marchfeld entre les troupes de Rodolphe de Habsbourg et du Roi de Bohême Ottokar II” “Horsemen Clash at the Battle on the Marchfield between the Troops of Rudolph of Habsburg and King Ottokar II of Bohemia”.

Oil on sheet-iron, annotated lower right, engraved in the painting “Theilnahme Ler Ungarn An Der Schiwcht Am Marchfelde 1278”.
Good condition.

47,3 x 63 cm (18-1/2 x 24-3/4 in.).

JAUSLIN, Karl worked without a teacher until 1871, the year he moved to Stuttgart where he attended the Fine Arts School of the city. He worked mostly in decorative painting and his representations are in the museums of Berne, Basel, Lucerne and St. Louis (U.S.A.) which has several works, as well as the Museum of Lucerne (La bataille de Grandson, La mort de Charles-le-Téméraire) (Battle of Grandson, The Death of Charles the Bold).

History:
In 1246, the King of Bohemia Ottokar II seized Austria and acquired Corinthia in 1269. Rudolph of Habsburg was an important vassal in Alemanni became Emperor in 1273, defeats Ottokar at Marchfield in 1278 making Austria, Styria and Corinthia his own which he bequeathed to his son Albert in 1282.

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