Circa 1830 England
A 19th Century Steel Statuette of Napoleon Set Upon a Brass Column
Height 29 inches (73.66 cm)
Width 6 1/4 inches (15.87 cm)
Depth 6 1/4 inches (15.87 cm)
A 19th century cut steel statuette of Napoleon set upon a tall fluted brass column with plinth base. The figure retaining traces of the original parcel gilding.
This monuments celebrates the life of Napoleon. By inserting his figure on top of a classical column, his greatness, stoicism and grandeur is not only linked to the Roman Empire, but set above it.