Omnia Labor

by Matthew Innis |

Omnia labor, Latin for “Everything by Work,” was the motto by which painter Jean-Louis-Ernest Meissonier lived;  he went so far as to have it emblazoned on his crest.   One day – it was neither in war nor during manoeuvres – on a July morning, with the sun shining radiantly, a squadron of cuirassiers passed…

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