In the above painting, what message was the artist, Antoine-Jean Gros, trying to spread?
a. - He intended to portray Napoleon as a compassionate and giving leader, who was not afraid to be among the sick and poor.
b. - He wanted to portray the horrors caused by the outbreak of the bubonic plague in 1799.
c. - He wanted to show the devastation experienced by the people during the Napoleon Wars, while at the same time show the people's fortitude and love for Napoleon,
d. - He intended to show Napoleon as a Christ-like figure, healing the sick with his touch.
Please select the best answer from the choices provided