Napoleon Crossing the Alps Antique Bronze & Marble Plaque
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This Belle Epoque period plaque of Napoleon, fourth quarter 19th century, depicts Napoleon crossing the Alps, after the oil paintings by Jacques-Louis David which were completed between 1801 and 1805. Executed in gilt-bronze affixed to green marble with an engine-turned frame topped by a gilt-bronze crown, inscribed "Bonaparte, Hannibal, Karolus Magnus, (Charlemagne)". Diamter is 11". Charlemagne was Charles I or Charles the Great. Hannibal, son of Hamilcar Barca (247 – 183/182 BC) was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, generally considered one of the greatest military commanders in history. His father, Hamilcar Barca, was the leading Carthaginian commander during the First Punic War.
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- 19th Century
- Width: 11 inches
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- bronze, marble
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