File:David - Napoleon crossing the Alps - Malmaison1.jpg

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Jacques-Louis David: Napoleon Crossing the Alps  wikidata:Q19801071 
Artist
creator QS:P170,Q83155
Jacques-Louis David: Napoleon Crossing the Alps
Title
Object type painting / artwork original version
Description
English: Bonaparte has an orange cloak, the crispin (cuff) of his gauntlet is embroidered, the horse is piebald, black and white, and the tack is complete and includes a standing martingale. The girth around the horse's belly is a dark faded red. The officer holding a sabre in the background is obscured by the horse's tail. Napoleon's face appears youthful.
Depicted people Napoleon
Date 1800
date QS:P571,+1800-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 259 cm (101.9 in); Width: 221 cm (87 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,259U174728;P2049,221U174728
institution QS:P195,Q684846
Accession number
M.M.49.7.1
Object history

Charles IV d'Espagne

Bonaparte Joseph

Bonaparte Eugénie

: acquired by the Musée national du Château de Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison
Inscriptions bottom left, center: Bonaparte, Annibal, Karolus Magnus

The painting is signed in the yoke of the breastplate: L. DAVID YEAR IX.
References

Château de Malmaison

Joconde database: entry 00000095069

RKDimages, Art-work number 221478, as Napoleon Bonaparte crossing the Alps at the Grand Saint-Bernard, .
Source/Photographer histoire image: info pic

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current13:59, 8 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 13:59, 8 January 20121,169 × 1,371 (251 KB)Jan ArkesteijnReverted to version as of 17:18, 4 April 2006, the version when it became a featured image
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20:48, 20 August 2005Thumbnail for version as of 20:48, 20 August 2005640 × 800 (158 KB)ArtMechanic
18:00, 20 August 2005Thumbnail for version as of 18:00, 20 August 2005640 × 800 (152 KB)GaroutchaNapoleon Crossing the Alps painted by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), oil on canvas, 259 x 221 cm (8' 6" x 7' 3"), 1801, Musée national du château de Malmaison - R.M.N.

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