Lot 2576

An imposing French bust of Napoléon Bonaparte, early 19th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | A80kua | Live auction | 194 Lots

Hammer price € 12,000

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Description

The large sovereign's bust of Emperor Napoléon I (1769-1821) expressively carved in the style of the classic Caesar busts. Crafted in detail in white Carrara marble. The pedestal inscribed "NAPOLÉON". Dimensions 62 x 30 x 26 cm. Marble with a few small knocks. The nose restored. The impressive bust in attractive condition, with a wonderfully established patina.

Condition:I -

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General Information

Day 2 of our live auction "Works of Art" includes 194 lots. The auction starts on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 12:00 o'clock (lot no. 2525 - 2718). The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).