English School, (19th century). Medium: colour lithograph. The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815 near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. An Imperial French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalition, comprising an Anglo-Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Bl�cher. It was the culminating battle of the Waterloo Campaign and Napoleon's last. Provenance: Private Collection / Peter Newark Pictures.