J. Parent (French, active circa 1810-1833)
Napoléon I (1769-1821), wearing the uniform of the Chasseurs-à-Cheval, with the red ribbon and star of the Légion d'Honneur, the Iron Crown of Lombardy and the breast star of the Grand Eagle of the Légion d'Honneur.
Signed on the obverse and dated J. Parent 1815, set into the base of a fitted read leather travelling case.
Oval, 65mm (2 9/16in) high
Provenance: Sir Guy Campbell
Fine Art Society, London, 1892, 25 gns.
The Charles E. Lees Collection, Bonhams, 20 November 1997, lot 55
Exhibited: Burlington Fine Arts Club, London, 1889, case II, no.30 (lent by Sir Guy Campbell)
Fine Arts Society, London, 1892, no.227