War and Insurrection (37) - The End
Of course, Bazille never returned to Paris. In his last letter to his parents, he wrote: "We are going to leave in four minutes. Apparently the enemy is nearby. I have just a few minutes to grab something to eat. I feel great. I may finally get to see a Prussian".
Frédéric Bazille, Autoportrait (Self-portrait), 1865-66. Oil on canvas, 108.9 x 71.1 cm. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago