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Fine quality early 19thc French bronze bust of Napoleon on marble base

Fine quality early 19thc French bronze bust of Napoleon on marble base

Code: LVS1281

Dimensions:

W: 11.5cm (4.5")H: 35.5cm (14")D: 11.5cm (4.5")

£2,250.00 Approx $3094.91, €2634.66

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) - ADDITIONAL IMAGES CAN BE VIEWED BELOW:

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.