Postcard Gérard - Napoleon 1st, around 1812

Postcard Gérard - Napoleon 1st, around 1812

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Maintenance :
Store in a dry place, protected by a case or plastic bag
Artists :
Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835), François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard (1770-1837)
Art movements :
Empire, 19th century, Neo-Classicism
Original work kept at :
Île d'Aix - Musée napoléonien et musée africain
Themes :
Portrait, Historical figures
Material :
Dimensions :
10.5 cm x 15 cm
Reference :

The artist

Baron Antoine-Jean Gros (1771-1835)

Antoine-Jean Gros was one of the most famous pupils of the painter Jacques-Louis David. A representative of neo-classical painting, he then turned towards Romanticism, becoming one of his first followers. He enjoyed early success, particularly at the court of Napoleon Bonaparte, painting portraits of Napoleon and his wife but also history paintings.