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The Greatest Works Art About Napoleon Bonaparte

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List of famous Napoleon Bonaparte art, listed alphabetically with pictures of the artwork when available. This list includes examples of historic Napoleon Bonaparte paintings, sculptures and any other forms of art. These are all popular Napoleon Bonaparte works by famous or notable artists, so you'll most likely recognize the majority of artists on this list. Though the years Napoleon Bonaparte has been a reoccurring subject in the world of art, drawing inspiration from renowned artists all around the world If any amazing Napoleon Bonaparte art pieces are missing, feel free to add them below.

Items here include everything from The Coronation of Napoleon to War, the Exile and the Rock Limpet.

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    The Distribution of the Eagle Standards is an 1810 painting by Jacques-Louis David depicting a ceremony arranged by Napoleon after his assumption of power as emperor. In it he sought to revive the military ethos of the Roman empire. However, the ceremony, and the painting that commemorated it, also provided an important model for the use of the Roman salute and its revival at public ceremonies organised by fascists and the Nazis during the 20th century. The event took place on December 5, 1804, three days after his coronation. Napoleon distributed "eagles" based on the Roman aquila of the legions of Rome. The standards represented the regiments raised by the various Departments of France,...  more
    • Artist: Jacques-Louis David
    • Subject: Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
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    Napoleon Bonaparte Visiting the Plague-Victims of Jaffa

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    Bonaparte Visits the Plague Stricken in Jaffa is an 1804 painting commissioned by Napoleon Bonaparte from Antoine-Jean Gros to portray an event during the Egyptian Campaign. The scene shows Napoleon during a striking scene which occurred in Jaffa on 11 March 1799, when then General Bonaparte made a daring and spectacular visit to his sick soldiers. It was an attempt to quell unsavory rumours after Napoleon ordered that fifty incurable dying plague victims in Jaffa be poisoned during his retreat from his Syrian expedition. This is part of the collection of French paintings at the Louvre....  more
    • Artist: Antoine-Jean Gros
    • Subject: Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Art Form: Painting
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    The Coronation of Napoleon is a painting completed in 1807 by Jacques-Louis David, the official painter of Napoleon. The painting has imposing dimensions, as it is almost 10 metres wide by a little over 6 metres tall. The crowning and the coronation took place at Notre-Dame de Paris, a way for Napoleon to make it clear that he was a son of the Revolution....  more
    • Artist: Jacques-Louis David
    • Subject: Joséphine de Beauharnais, Pope Pius VII, Napoleon Bonaparte, Crown of Napoleon
    • Genres (Art): History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Neoclassicism
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    "Napoleon in Egypt" (1868) is a painting by French artist Jean-Lon Grme....  more
    • Artist: Jean-Léon Gérôme
    • Subject: Napoleon Bonaparte
    • Genres (Art): Portrait, History painting
    • Art Form: Painting
    • Period / Movement: Academic art
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