Napoleon Bonaparte - Item #209
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of patina options:
24.5 Inches High x 14 Inches Wide x 9 Inches Deep
This bust is attributed to Antoine-Denis Chaudet. Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home, owns a copy of the bust. Jefferson likely received it in commemoration of the Louisiana Purchase which occurred in 1803, when Napoleon was First Consul of France and Jefferson was President. Napoleon is depicted in the bust as a young man with a coat that exhibits embroidery.
Artist: Attributed to Antoine-Denis Chaudet
Time Period: Modern, 18th-19th centuries
1911 Catalog ID # - 5463