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In 1700, Napoleon led his reserve army across the Alps into Italy to fight Austrian forces that had laid siege to Genoa. Although Genoa had fallen by the time Napoleon had reached it, the crossing led to a series of important military victories for Napoleon. Review the placement of the horses in the two paintings of Napoleon crossing the Alps. What details of this aspect of these portraits help explain the painters' attitudes toward Napoleon?

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