Rare bust, engraved and patinated bronze, engraved and signed on the side "Denon Director", "Chaudet fecit" and "Gonon. Canlers, chisel 1808 ans titled "Napoléon", cast from Honoré Jean Gonon
History: Without going back on the genesis of the bust of Chaudet, true official representation under the Empire, one knows that Vivant Denon, at the end of 1807, beginning of 1808, melted this model of bust, in bronze of high quality.
About fifteen copies, for dignitaries of the Empire.
3 800 €