Exhibition “Napoleon and his epoch in the Georgian National Museum”

06 March 2013

On March, 6th, 2013, at 6 pm The Georgian National Museum Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts represents the exhibition "Napoleon and his epoch in the Georgian National Museum".

The person of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) even after centuries doesn't lose the value and urgency. He was not only the greatest commander in his time, but also , in the modern society he is considered to be the founder of the existing social, economic, and political system and other institutions and values. Napoleon cared of development of culture and became the source of inspiration for many artists.

The purpose of the exhibition is to create the portrait of Napoleon (the most important figure of the World History) and to revive his period. 57 works (originals and copies)of well-known French and Italian painters from the collections of the National museum of Georgia will be exposed on the exhibition: Jacques Louis David, Antoine Gros, Lui Mile, Jean Baptiste Izabe, Jules Buali, Auguste Voshele, Antonio Canova, Lorenzo Bartolini, etc. Also the ceramic and metal works, created (on Napoleon's theme) in French and Russian, Cevr and Kuchkin manufactories.

The exhibition lasts till March 28th.

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