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Napolean Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David


The print is mounted within an off-white board, glazed and presented in our classic Cambridge frame.

SKU: 102216

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Discover “Napoleon Crossing the Alps” by Jacques-Louis David

Explore a Masterpiece of Neoclassical Art

Experience the grandeur and symbolism of this masterpiece, Napolean Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David. This iconic painting, completed in 1801, depicts Napoleon Bonaparte on horseback leading his troops through the treacherous terrain of the Alps during the Italian campaign of 1800.

Napoleon’s Heroic Journey

Capturing the heroic image of Napoleon as a visionary leader and conqueror, Napolean Crossing the Alps by Jacques-Louis David exudes power and determination. The dramatic composition, use of light and shadow, and swirling clouds create a sense of movement and drama, heightening the tension of the moment.

A Political Statement in Art

Beyond its historical representation, “Napoleon Crossing the Alps” serves as a political statement, glorifying Napoleon’s military achievements and bolstering his image as a formidable leader. David’s meticulous attention to detail and masterful execution imbues the painting with a sense of majesty and grandeur.

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37cm x 50cm, 56cm x 73cm, 73cm x 98cm




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