Bust of General Guillaume Brune
On View In:
Gallery 310
Artist:   Joseph Chinard  
Title:   Bust of General Guillaume Brune  
Date:   c. 1800  
Medium:   Terracotta, marble base  
Dimensions:   28 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (72.07 x 46.99 cm)  
Credit Line:   The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund and the Putnam Dana McMillan Fund  
Location:   Gallery 310  

During the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, General Guillaume Brune served as Commander-in-Chief of French forces in Switzerland and Commander-in-Chief of the Army of Italy and the Ionian Islands.

Name:   Chinard, Joseph  
Role:   Sculptor  
Nationality:   French  
Life Dates:   French, 1756-1813  

Object Description  
Classification:   Sculpture  
Physical Description:   General Brune, 1763-1815, was commander-in-chief of the army of Italy and of the French forces in Switzerland; in this portrait he wears 'petit uniforme' of a general of an artillery division  
Creation Place:   Europe, France, , ,  
Accession #:   77.31a,b  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts