Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Bust of Napoléon

Bust of Napoléon

Giuseppe Rocchi - c. 1810

Owned by Grand Marshal Bertrand, this image could easily be mistaken for that of an Emperor of the ancient Roman Empire, a time which Napoléon avidly studied and which greatly influenced his vision for his new Empire.

Historical Provenance - Bertrand family collection

Marble


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