- Napoleon's Medals: Victory to the Arts
- Richard A Todd
- 13 July 2018
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characters Napoleon's Medals: Victory to the Arts 107 Ing his time in power Napoleon Bonaparte commissioned hundreds of medals to be struck to mark the course of his reign from conuests successful treaties and marriage to the introduction of the smallpox vaccination and an unsuccessful attempt on his own life Napoleon s Medals sheds light on this neglected artistic achievement how Napoleon s artists displayed the stolen art from his Italian campaign on the medals to glorify his conuests and used classical models to clothe him wi.characters Napoleon's Medals: Victory to the Arts
characters Napoleon's Medals: Victory to the Arts 107 Th heroic attributes No previous publication has combined both detailed commentary and colour illustration in addressing this fascinating topic Richard A Todd provides a history of Napoleon s reign through the medallions themselves aided by insights from Napoleon s letters those of his artistic director Vivant Denon and Le Moniteur the newspaper of the day Complete with over colour photographs Napoleon s Medals is a lavish pictorial history of Bonaparte s vision of immortalit.
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characters Napoleon's Medals: Victory to the Arts 107 This is an extraordinary book of superb uality Adjutant Magazine December This scholarly work is a pleasure to read as well as being a true feast to the eyes For the medal collector this book is a must and other collectors are advised to add a copy to their bookshelves to dip in and out of when they feel in need of a history lesson or simply wanting a pick me up on a gloomy day Coin News April This is a numbered limited edition of copies There will not be another printing Dur.