Napoleon Crossing The Alps by Jacques-Louis David - Famously, Napoleon offered David little support in executing the painting. Refusing to sit for it, he argued that: “Nobody knows if the portraits of the great men resemble them, it is enough that their genius lives there.” All David had to work from was an earlier portrait and the uniform Napoleon had worn at Marengo. One of David’s sons stood in for him, dressed up in the uniform and perched on top of a ladder. This probably accounts for the youthful physique of the figure.
The peace and serenity of painting is time well spent in our hectic world. The joy of painting this expertly detailed canvas will only be matched by the beautiful painting you will create.
Includes Everything You Need To Complete Your Painting:
- High quality linen canvas - you can start painting straight from the box.
- Set of paintbrushes - custom made for our paint by numbers kits.
- Individual paint pots - for every color in the painting so you don't need to mix any colors.
Canvas Size: 16"x 20"
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