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What style is Napoleon crossing the Alps?

Last Updated: 21st January, 2020

Like many equestrian portraits, a genre favoured by royalty, Napoleon Crossing the Alps is a portrait of authority.

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Just so, why did Napoleon cross the Alps?

V^ The king of Spain (of the time) commissioned Jacques-Louis David's Napoleon Crossing the Alps as a friendly gesture towards Napoleon, hoping that the flattering gift would strengthen relationships between France and Spain, to the degree that Napoleon would not consider invading Spain and taking it over, after he

Also Know, where is the painting of Napoleon crossing the Alps? Château de Malmaison

Considering this, is Napoleon crossing the Alps romanticism?

In this painting David portrays Napoleon as an heroic figure crossing the Alps at Saint Bernard pass. The complete personification of the Romantic hero, the First Consul triumphs on a rearing charger in a diagonal composition, the very image of irresistible rise.

When did Napoleon cross the Alps?

Napoleon Crossing the Alps at the St Bernard Pass, 20th May 1800, c. 1800 - 1801 - Jacques-Louis David -

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