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Napoléon Bonaparte: Passage at St. Bernard

French
late 18th–19th century
Artist Bertrand Andrieu (French, 1761–1822)


Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 69 mm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1350

Medium or Technique

Metal; probably painted lead

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Medals

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”.

Inscription

Inscribed in exergue "PASSAGE DU GD.ST.BERNARD/LE XXV FLOREAL/AN VIII".

Provenance

By 1919, anonymous collector; 1919, gift of anonymous collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 6, 1919)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift