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Artist: ISABEY Jean-Baptiste (1767-1855)
Place:Bibliothèque Thiers, Fondation Dosne-Thiers (Paris)
Subjects: Imperial family, Roi de Rome
Credits: © APP Photo Serge Montval
Notes:Isabey was commissioned by Marie-Louise to paint a series of portraits of the infant Roi de Rome. He completed seven paintings, including a number of miniatures, one of which can be found in the clasp of a bracelet belonging to the empress. This particular work dates from 1812 and features as part of the exhibition "Enfance impériale - le roi de rome, fils de Napoléon". Find out more about Napoleon's heir in our close-up on: the birth of the Roi de Rome.
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