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Bronze bust of Napoleon

$ 3.031
€ 2.672

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Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Bronze bust of Napoleon
Description: 

A fine quality early 19th century (circa 1810) French bronze bust of Napoleon supported on marble base, after an original bust of Emperor Napoleon (1769-1821) by Antonio Canova (1757-1822).This bronze bust of Napoloeon is a fine example and is supported on a sienna marble base with bronze eagle and wreath decoration – the French Imperial Eagle and wreath being emblems of Napoleon.Antonio Canova, the most celebrated Neoclassical artist in Europe, created a full size colossal marble statue of Napoleon as 'Mars Pacificus' and a bust was later derived from this statue.Provenance:  Private collection: Jenny Simpson, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.This bronze is in very good condition for age and can go straight into a home or collection. 

Price: 
$ 3.031
Price: 
€ 2.672
Size in cm: 
H. 36 W. 12 D. 12 cm.
Size in inch: 
H. 14 W. 5 D. 5 in.
Time Period: 
19th C.
Year: 
1810
Condition: 
Good
Country: 
France
Category:
In The Period Of: 
Empire
Reference No: 
LVS1281

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