Napoléon Bonaparte: Passage at St. Bernard
late 18th–19th century
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)
Diameter and weight: 69 mm (2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Metal; probably painted lead
Not On View
Circular uniface medal of Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), later emperor of France, commemorating the passage at St. Bernard with Napoléon on horseback before mountains; inscribed in exergue “PASSAGE DU GD.ST.BERNARD/LE XXV FLOREAL/AN VIII”.
Inscribed in exergue "PASSAGE DU GD.ST.BERNARD/LE XXV FLOREAL/AN VIII".
By 1919, anonymous collector; 1919, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1919)