Reproduction of the bronze statue of Napoleon by the French sculptor and painter Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875). Length: 49 cm.
Bronze sculpture made by the lost wax on a genuine marble base and a height of 41 cm and 20 cm deep.
Napoleon Bonaparte was born August 15 1769 and died May 5 1821 Napoleon's campaigns are studied at military academies the world over. While considered a tyrant by his opponents, he is also remembered for the establishment of the Napoleonic code, which laid the administrative and judicial foundations for much of Western Europe. Here Napoleon is shown on his horse an is known as "Napoleon Crossing the Alps". His horse rears high in the air and his cape flows through the wind pushing it over his body giving him a regal and majestic look. This sculpture is a one of a kind and is definitely and impressive piece of work. This sculpture was cast using the "Lost Wax Method" and has a brown patina and is signed . It is mounted on a black marble base and is sure to draw an eye of all those around. It makes a great gift for a history buff or a political lover