Cacciatore, 1° Reggimento Fanteria Leggera
Chasseur, 1st Light Infantry Regiment
From the Otto Manuscript

This image depicts an ordinary soldier in the first light infantry regiment as he would have appeared in 1807. The red collar and cuffs are in marked contrast to the yellow ones the regiment later wore (and are not confirmed by any other sources). The large red and green drooping plume is unusual for an Italian unit, as is the yellow (as opposed to white) metal shako plate.

The Otto manuscript appears to have been painted in the summer of 1807, possibly by the German artist Carl Wilhelm Kolbe but more probably by an unknown French artist. It contains over a hundred figures, mostly of French subjects but with a small contingent of Italians. The 1st Light is particularly well represented with each of these types represented:

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