On what mount did Napoleon cross the Alps in 1800?
#101171. Asked by flem-ish. (Nov 21 08 3:15 AM)
"The crossing had been made in fine weather and Bonaparte had been led across, mounted on a mule, by a guide. However, from the outset the painting was first and foremost propaganda, and Bonaparte asked David to portray him 'calm, mounted on a fiery steed'".
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