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Napoleon Bonaparte

ca. 1850 Henry Brintnell Bounetheau Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1797 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1877 Copy after Jean François Favré Born: Geneva, Switzerland 1751 Died: Geneva, Switzerland 1807 watercolor on ivory sight 3 3/4 x 4 3/8 in. (9.5 x 11.1 cm) oval Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Henry Du Pré Bounetheau 1946.3.20 Not currently on view


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This miniature was copied from a painting of Napoleon crossing the Alps. Conservation of this miniature was made possible through a generous grant provided by the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.

Keywords

Dress - uniform - military uniform

Occupation - military - general

Portrait male - Napoleon I - bust

painting - miniature

paint - watercolor

ivory

About Henry Brintnell Bounetheau

Born: Charleston, South Carolina 1797 Died: Charleston, South Carolina 1877

About Copy after Jean François Favré

Born: Geneva, Switzerland 1751 Died: Geneva, Switzerland 1807

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