Berlin works for Sale

Napoleon’s Triumph

On 27 October, 1806, after the victories at Iéna and Auerstädt two weeks earlier, Napoleon rode in triumph into Berlin passing under the Brandenburg Gate. It would appear that the four-horsed chariot caught his eye, because Vivant Denon, director of the Musée Napoléon (the museum which was to become the Louvre) gave the order for the work to be brought back to Paris. The work is an irony, placing Napoleon under a skeletal Arc de Triomph. And no horses. Today the Brandenburg Gate Gate is complete, in its place in Berlin

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Back to the Wood

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Canons Column

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The Shower

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Leipziger Gate

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Town Hall Berlin

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