CANOVA, Antonio
(b. 1757, Possagno, d. 1822, Venezia)

Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker

Marble, height 326 cm
Wellington Museum, Apsley House, London

The statue was commissioned in 1803 and finished in 1806. In 1815 the statue went to Wellington, the victor at Waterloo, and he placed it into the staircase of his house in London.

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