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Arteis0216 Sep 2020 9:38 p.m. PST

Part 3 of my series covering my imagi-nation, the Barryat of Lyndonia, features Le Régiment des Royal-Cravates:

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Here's a sample pic from the above link:

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Extrabio194717 Sep 2020 5:52 a.m. PST

Wonderful brushwork. It's nice to see the big regiments.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2020 8:37 a.m. PST

That looks great.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP17 Sep 2020 11:02 a.m. PST

Great work and thanks for the detailed dig on who exactly those French were in Barry Lyndon – love the look of your "big battalions"

ReallySameSeneffeAsBefore18 Sep 2020 4:25 p.m. PST

Beautiful painting and a great spectacle- you should be proud Arteis. It is almost like looking at the Barry Lyndon scene.

BTW I once recall reading in a French journal, that the real Royal-Cravates (cavalry as you rightly observe) was heavily recruited with Irishmen in the mid c18th.

Old Wolfman19 Sep 2020 8:19 a.m. PST

Saw that article in WI.

Lilian21 Sep 2020 4:55 p.m. PST

What is the source, the Regiment Royal Cravates Cavalerie's control registry doesn't reflect at all this recruitment, nor Croatian or at least foreigners,
mainly simply Frenchmen

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