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Death Mask of Napoleon

A work made of bronze.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of bronze.

Date:

modeled 1821 (cast 1833)

Artist:

Dr. C. Francesco Antommarchi (From a mold by)
Italian, 1780—1838
Cast by: Louis Richard and E. Quesnel, Paris

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Painting and Sculpture of Europe

Artist

Francesco Antommarchi

Title

Death Mask of Napoleon

Origin

Paris

Date

Cast 1833

Medium

Bronze

Inscriptions

Inscribed: Dr. F. Antommarch engraved (left neck truncation); FONDU / PAR RICHARD ET QUESNEL / A PARIS engraved (right neck truncation); SOUSCRIPTION / DR. ANTOMMARCHI 1833 (under neck truncation). Cast: seal showing profile of Napoleon crowned with laurel wreath, NAPOLEON EMP. ET ROI. inscribed around (welded under neck truncation)

Dimensions

34.9 × 35.6 × 15.2 cm (13 3/4 × 14 × 6 in.)

Credit Line

Estate of E. Blake Blair

Reference Number

1987.185

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