Henri-Paul Motte (December 12, 1846 - 1922) was a 19th century French artist from Paris who specialized in historical and mythological paintings. Henri Motte was a student of Jean-Léon GérômeHe received a bronze medal at the 1900 Universal Exhibition in Paris and was awarded the Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1892. He is known for his works such as his 1881 painting Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, Hannibal Crossing the Rhone, and his rending of the elephants at the Battle of Zama.
His 1886 painting of Vercingetorix Surrendering to Caesar was used as the cover artwork for the game Caesar in Gaul. The painting was found in old French school books.