Fabre, Francois Xavier (1766-1837); French. Medium: oil on canvas. Date: 1810. Minister of War for Napoleon; responsible for creation of the Grande Armee; friend of Napoleon but later fell out with him as Napoleon blamed Clarke for the failure of Russian campaign; Clarke then offered service to Louis XVIII, who created him a Marshal of France in 1816; marechal; Provenance: Musee des Beaux-Arts, Nantes, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.