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The Meeting at Erfurt, 27 September - 14 October 1808: Napoleon I receiving Baron Vincent, an Austrian diplomat and the Austrian emperor's envoy

Artist: GOSSE Nicolas (1787 - 1878)

Date: 1838

Technique: Oil on canvas

Dimensions : H. 0.670 m; W. 1.085 m

Place:Versailles, châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon

Subjects: Diplomacy

Key words: Erfurt

Credits: © RMN


Napoleon I receives Baron Vincent, Austrian diplomat and envoy of the Austrian emperor. Napoleon's Foreign Affairs minister watches on (centre).


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