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Posted on Mar 8, 2010 in War College

The Marengo Museum and the Art of Keith Rocco

By Media release

This French artillerist with his 8-pound gun is the first painting Keith Rocco finished for the Marengo Museum. Click for larger image.Armchair General received this media release from renowned military artist Keith Rocco and present it here because of the high level of interest among our readers for news items concerning Napoleion and his battles. For information on other military museums in Italy, see Peter Suciu’s three-part series on

Dear Friends and Patrons,

Click for larger image.The Marengo Museum in the Province of Alessandria, Italy, is undergoing a complete renovation of it’s exhibits and galleries.

I am very happy to report to you that this museum, dedicated to the Battle of Marengo in 1800,  has commissioned a group of paintings from me for the new exhibits.

The Marengo Museum will have a grand opening June 12th, 2010.

Photos of the museum and my painting progress are on my web site

Click on the gold button, "Marengo Project 2010" on the home page.

Each month, until the museum reopens, we will add photos as the museum develops its new exhibits and I complete artwork.

Best wishes,

Keith Rocco



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