Attributed to Andréa APPIANI (1754 - 1817) Portrait... - Lot 83 - Hôtel des Ventes de Bergerac Boissinot & Tailliez

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Attributed to Andréa APPIANI (1754 - 1817) Portrait... - Lot 83 - Hôtel des Ventes de Bergerac Boissinot & Tailliez
Attributed to Andréa APPIANI (1754 - 1817) Portrait of Napoleon, King of Italy Panel Height: 18.5 cm Width : 12,9 cm Green wax stamp on reverse, and inscription "Napoleon King of Italy / in the costume of his coronation / painted in Milan milan in 1800 / by appiani". Numerous antique labels, including: one stating "sale of Count Andréassy, Hungarian minister, in 1864, was reproduced in a Russian work";/ "Andrea Appiani, born in Milan, 1754-1814, portrait of Napoleon, Sold to Count Andréassy, Hungarian minister, 1884, was reproduced in a Russian work. Appiani (chevalier) Bosi ...ogio (?).painter in Milan Napoleon mentions him in his will, considering him as a friend. He asked him to pass on to his son, when he grew up, the mementos he had in his hands, of which he was the custodian. of which he was the custodian. This painting belonged to Orloff Denissof, who had set up a museum in France. Napoleon" / "engraved by Alix, in colors" / "Itinéraire général de Napoléon 1er, Calendar du 15 aout 1769 au 5 m... 1821, by Albert Schu...mans" / "Napoleon King of Italy in coronation costume painted in Milan in 1806 by Appiani". Our small format is a repeat of Appiani's composition in the Musée Napoléonien on the Île d'Aix. d'Aix. Some twenty replicas were executed by Appiani and his pupils, at the Schatzkammer at the Vienna Hofburg in Vienna, in the Lord Rosebery collection at Dalmery House, at the Risorgimento Museum in Milan ... Napoleon is dressed in "petit habillement" for the coronation ceremony in Milan on May 26, 1805. He wears the laurel crown of Emperor of the French, by Biennais, of which only one leaf remains conserved at Fontainebleau. He places his hand on the closed crown of King of Italy purchased from the Parisian jeweler jeweler Marguerite (Milan, Risorgimento Museum) and wears the collar, plaque and red cord of the Legion of Honor. He stands before an arch supported by two renamed women draped in antique style. Expert: Cabinet TURQUIN - M. Stéphane PINTA
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