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Napoleone at the Great St. Bernard Pass

Jacques Louis David, copy of Antonio Giberti1809

National Museum of Italian Risorgimento

National Museum of Italian Risorgimento
Torino, Italy

This famous painting of Napoleon with David at the Great St. Bernard Pass in May 1800 was intended to glorify him. The Charlemagne reference anticipated Bonaparte's dominance over all Europe. In reality, he crossed the pass on a mule.

Details

  • Title: Napoleone at the Great St. Bernard Pass
  • Creator: Jacques Louis David, copy of Antonio Giberti
  • Date Created: 1809
  • Room: Sala 7

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