Napoleon Crossing the Alps Antique Bronze & Marble Plaque

Napoleon Crossing the Alps Antique Bronze & Marble Plaque

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Napoleon Crossing the Alps Antique Bronze & Marble Plaque
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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  • Reference #
  • ha-1523A
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Fine Art
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 19th Century
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 11 inches
  • Height: 0 inch
  • Depth: 0 inch
  • Weight: 0 pound
  • Condition
  • Excellent
  • Material
  • bronze, marble

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