Bonaparte après la bataille de Marengo (1803)

Gros, Antoine-Jean (1771-1835)

Bonaparte, Premier Consul, après la bataille de Marengo (Bonaparte, First Consul, after the battle of Marengo)
Oil on canvas, 310 x 247 cm
Musée du LouvreParis
On deposit in the Musée national des châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau, Rueil-Malmaison

Napoléon Bonaparte, First Consul, is shown distributing sabers of honor to the grenadiers of his guard after the Battle of Marengo (June 14, 1800).

In the center of the composition, Bonaparte, in a red coat on a white horse. Two grenadiers are represented in the right part: one holds the saber of honor that Bonaparte has just given him and the other holds the flags taken from the enemy. Troops march in the background. (Louvre)

See also:

• Napoléon I (1769-1821)