Crowdfunding Napoleon

Representatives of the Amsterdam Museum mark the publication of the preliminary results of a crowd funding for the restoration of famous Napoleon painting with the opening of the Amsterdam market.

On Sunday, October 9, exactly 200 years after Napoleon visited Amsterdam, the Amsterdam Museum revealed one of the largest paintings (6 x 4 meters) in the Netherlands: The Entry of Napoleon in Amsterdam by Matthieu van Bree (1813).

To finance the second phase of the restoration, the Museum started a crowd funding. In this unique fund raiser sponsors can adopt parts of the painting. Napoleon Bonaparte himself is "yours" for EUR 250, his favorite horse Marengo goes for EUR 25. This action so far contributed more than 220 donors.