Il "Sedan-Panorama" di Anton von Werner e la celebrazione dell'unificazione tedesca


The battle of Sedan was a crucial junction of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-1871, which completely changed the European international order. The proclamation of the German Empire, after the French defeat, represented an important moment in the rise of Prussia as a hegemonic power in Europe. The Panorama of Sedan, created by Anton von Werner, was intended to highlight the German victory and to create consensus within the new imperial political entity.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i22808949a8n2p167

Keywords: European balance; Franco-Prussian War; French and German Painting; "Sedan Panorama"

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