Napoleon at the Great St. Bernhard Pass

Oil on canvas | 275 x 232cm | 1801

Jacques Louis David

The wind in his back—his red cape is literally flying ahead of him—Napoleon (1769–1821) is riding over the Great St. Bernhard Pass. His horse is rearing up, yet Napoleon is unperturbed and keeps his eyes fixed on his goal: Italy. At this time, Napole...
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