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Napoleon

Artist:
After an original by Antoine Denis Chaudet (French, Paris 1763–1810 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
Italian
Medium:
White marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 × 7 3/4 × 6 1/2 in. (30.5 × 19.7 × 16.5 cm); Height (base): 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm); Diameter (base): 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of John Davis Hatch Jr., 1955
Accession Number:
55.199a, b
Not on view
This is probably an Italian copy after one of the numerous Carrarra copies of Chaudet's bust, which became Napoleon's widely disseminated official portrait.
Mrs. Kenneth Horton ; John Davis Hatch Jr. (until 1955; to MMA)
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