An exquisite French patinated bronze Herm Bust of Emperor Napoleon I, circa 1820 After Canova (1757-1822).
Mounted on a solid square bronze and green marble base. Extremely fine quality sculpture.
Signed Canova and has a foundry mark (unclear). Further marked "Bronze Paris" (see photos).
Measures: 15" high x 8.5" wide x 7.5" deep.
Very good condition. Ready to place.
Antonio Canova was the most celebrated neoclassical artist in Europe.