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.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Bryan, Michael (1886). "Gautherot, Claude". In Graves, Robert Edmund. Bryan's Dictionary of Painters and Engravers (A–K). I (3rd ed.). London: George Bell & Sons.