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Portrait of Napoléon Bonaparte

Artist: GUÉRIN Pierre-Narcisse (1774-1833)

Date: ca. 1797-1798

Technique: Engraved on albaster, oval form. On reverse, a hunter carrying two ducks.

Dimensions : H. 0.17 m; W. 0.14 m

Subjects: Bonaparte (General)

Key words: portrait, homme, profil, camée,médaillon

Credits: Etude Briest


Previously, collection of general Dumoustier
(1771-1831), general under Napoléon
and member of parliament; private collection, France.

Sold for 29,000 FFr at the Drouot sale-rooms,
19th November 1997.


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