Arcole


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Arcole

(är`kōlā), village (1987 est. pop. 4,500), Venetia, N Italy. There, in Nov., 1796, Napoleon Bonaparte defeated the Austrians in a three-day battle.
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The same museum paid 53,750 euros for manuscripts that Napoleon edited at Saint Helena for his memoirs, including his account of his victorious Battle of the Bridge of Arcole in 1796.
Gerard's portrait of Josephine and Napoleon on the bridge at Arcole by Baron Gros, together with Josephine's prime version of The Three Graces by Canova (a complement to his ravishing Cupid and Psyche from the Yussupov collection) are all now in the Hermitage.
Napoleon attacked the Austrians in the swamps of Arcole (Nov.