1886-1888 Aime Morot produced a series of astonishing paintings commemorating Franco-Prussian war.
He appears to have had support of General Staff to study cavalry movement.
Paris Salon 1887 opined:
"Meissonnier’s cavalry charges are still-life pictures by comparison” https://t.co/Jg1os5sy87
@MilesIParker Oh … have I been around that particular block!