Description Barye drew this study in preparation for modeling General Bonaparte. It differs from the final bronze in that it shows Napoleon wearing a bicorn hat decorated with plumes. Napoleon held the rank of general from 1793 to 1799.
|1/01/2002||Treatment||examined for exhibition; re-housed; cleaned|
- The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
- Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach. 2007-2008.
Provenance Mme Vildieu-Barye; Fabius Frères, Paris; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Stamp] Collection/ Vildieu-Barye.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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