Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


“Bonaparte on Horseback in Cairo with His Staff”

“Bonaparte on Horseback in Cairo with His Staff”

Nicolas-Toussaint Charlet - c. 1820

Patterning himself after Alexander the Great, Napoléon invited well-known scholars, scientists and artists to accompany the army to Egypt in May 1798. They would document all they found for three years. The scholars' or savants' (as they were known) investigation of the "Rosetta Stone," first discovered in 1799 by French soldiers building a fort at Rosetta near Rashid, would ultimately lead to the modern decipherment of Egyptian heiroglyphics.

Historical Provenance - the collection of Charles-Roux

Watercolor and gouache



MONTBLANC - Patron of Art - Full Set - Medici to Napoleon - Fountain Pen - New picture

MONTBLANC - Patron of Art - Full Set - Medici to Napoleon - Fountain Pen - New

$94160.00



RARE FRENCH SEVRES IMPERIAL NAPOLEON KING Of ITALY SET 6 CUPS & 6 SAUCERS 19TH C picture

RARE FRENCH SEVRES IMPERIAL NAPOLEON KING Of ITALY SET 6 CUPS & 6 SAUCERS 19TH C

$49995.00



Pair Antique Huge French Sevres Porcelain Urns, Hand Painted,  1880 , Napoleon picture

Pair Antique Huge French Sevres Porcelain Urns, Hand Painted, 1880 , Napoleon

$48000.00



Napoleon III Gilt&Silver bronze champlevé enamel mounted Onyx centrepiece French picture

Napoleon III Gilt&Silver bronze champlevé enamel mounted Onyx centrepiece French

$47500.00



Plate Offered by Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte To His Sister - Crown Armorial picture

Plate Offered by Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte To His Sister - Crown Armorial

$48000.00



Pair of Boulle Marquetry Clock and Barometer Napoléon III period picture

Pair of Boulle Marquetry Clock and Barometer Napoléon III period

$17000.00



Images © photo12.com-Pierre-Jean Chalençon
A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011