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    Sale 5438

    The Sunday Sale

    30 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 179

    FRENCH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY

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    FRENCH SCHOOL, 19TH CENTURY
    Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821), bust-length, dressed in his everyday uniform, the green frâc coat of the chassuers á cheval, with a red collar and the gold epaulettes of a General
    oil on canvas
    25¼ x 20¼ in. (64 x 51.5 cm.)


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    On his breast the Emperor wears the ribbon and star of a Commandant in the Légion d'Honneur, alongside the order of a Chevalier of the Iron Crown of Lombardy, and the large silver star of the Grand Aigle of the Great Cross of the Légion d'Honneur.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage