CA0397 Small bronze bust of Napoleon after Chaudet

Small good quality 19th century patinated bronze bust of Napoleon. Classic composition, bare headed, 'herm form' portrait version after Antoine-Denis Chaudet (1763-1810). The original model created in 1799 was adopted as the official portrait of Napoleon and widely disseminated throughout the Empire. Nicely modelled presented on a stepped reddish brown marble base. France, circa 1860.

H 12cm x W 7.25cm x D 7.4cm

Stock No.: CA0400.919
Price: £395

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