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Sketch of Costume of General Bonaparte
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Sketch of Costume of General Bonaparte

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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.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined 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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ca. 1862
graphite on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured laid paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
6 3/16 x 3 15/16 in. (15.7 x 10 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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