While at the Russian court, Vernet spoke freely his sentiments, and condemned the taking of Poland.
At this time Vernet was the most successful of French artists.
This picture of Vernet's, up to that time, was the largest picture ever held in a single frame.
Past and present in the eternal city, as it was in Vernet's day.
Those who are most to be pitied in the present state of affairs are the Vernet ladies, who are unpleasantly situated here.
I know; and I might have chosen Vernet, if the choice had been given me.
In his anger he muttered an exclamation which attracted the attention of Vernet.
“It is what I expected,” said Vernet, with severe philosophy.
Vernet watched them curiously for a moment, and then turned his face toward Papa.
“Playing blind,” muttered Vernet, as they hastened past him.