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Meeting between Napoleon and Baron Karl von Dalberg at Aschaffenburg, 2 October, 1806

Artist: BOURGEOIS du CASTELET Florent-Fidèle-Constant (1767-1836)

Date: 1812

Technique: oil on canvas

Dimensions : H. 2.30 m; W. 1.90 m

Place:Versailles, National Museum of the château de Versailles et des Trianons

Subjects: Confederation of the Rhine, Germany, Prussia (Campaign of)

Key words: Historical scene, bridge, river, meeting, Diet


Bourgeois painted the lanscape and J.B.Debret (1768-1848) painted the figures.


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