Large equestrian statue "Napoleon's Ride over the Alps"

Karl Ens is a German name.


Large equestrian statue "Napoleon's Ride over the Alps"

Rectangular, elevated rock pedestal. Seated on a rearing horse, resolutely gazing, is Napoleon Bonaparte in uniform with a bicorne and flowing red cape, his right hand raised in a commanding gesture, during his ride over the Alps at the Great St. Bernard Pass, according to the famous painting created around 1800/01 by the French history painter Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825). Polychrome painting with gold staffage. Either by Otto Poertzel, 1906. Pedestal with French inscription. Monogram "C.M." in on-glaze black. Former mark "Hollosi". Height 65 cm. See Fritzsch, Aelteste Volkstedter, p. 264. A large Thuringian porcelain figure "Napoleon's ride over the Alps" after J.L. David. Thuringia. Scheibe-Alsbach. Contemporary.

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12 Feb 2024

578 100,00

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By the manufacturer Karl Ens is a German name.

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