Claude Gautherot

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Napoleon haranguing his troops on the Bridge of the Lech at Augsburg

Pierre-Claude Gautherot, usually referred to as either Claude Gautherot or Pierre Gautherot (1769-1825), born and died in Paris, was a pupil of David, whose friendship involved him in the troubles of the Revolution. He opened a school of design where the most noted artists studied under his direction. His principal work, Napoleon haranguing his troops on the Bridge of the Lech at Augsburg, is at Versailles.

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This article incorporates text from the article "GAUTHEROT, Claude" in Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers by Michael Bryan, edited by Robert Edmund Graves and Sir Walter Armstrong, an 1886–1889 publication now in the public domain.