Charpentier, Eugene (1811-90); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1839. Admiral and Minister of the French Navy; served under Napoleon; retired in 1814 but was brought back into active service in 1818; Commander of the French Fleet during the invasion of Algiers in 1830; Ministre de la Marine; Provenance: Musee d'Art Thomas Henry, Cherbourg, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.