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Past Exhibition

Napoleon Bonaparte

Lead medal depicting Napoleon on horseback, wearing military uniform and a commander’s cape, riding through a rocky outcrop, his right hand raised and brandishing bolts of lightning

Bertrand Andrieu (1761–1822)
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769–1821; First Consul 1799–1804; Emperor of France 1804–14/15), dated 1800
Lead alloy, cast
Diam.: 2 11/16 in. (6.83 cm)
Scher Collection

Cat. 108