The William Henry Fox Talbot Catalogue Raisonné

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Object within Schaaf no. 1606

Sculpture from the base of the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, Paris

Object details

Object Type: Salted Paper Print

Owner: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Object owner number: MS. WHF Talbot photogr. 1

Collection: William Henry Fox Talbot Archive Collection

This object is part of Schaaf no. 1606

Sculpture from the base of the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, Paris

Location: Paris

The sculpture is known as, Le Triomphe de 1810.  It is by the French Neoclassical sculptor, Jean-Pierre Cortot (1787 - 1843) and celebrates the Treaty of Schönbrunn.  It features Napoléon Bonaparte, crowned by the goddess of Victory.