James Louis. Cambronne, bronze



Bust of Cambronne shouting

Bronze with brown patina, signed at the back

Late 19th Century

Height : 23 cm (9 in) - Width : 13 cm (5.1 in)

Legend has it that the Empire’s general Pierre Cambronne shouted « Merde » (shit) at the English on the battle field. This anecdote has remained connected to this figure. It is very likely that this Cambronne was created from life, in military uniform, in the middle of this famous "merde".

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014080317