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Delve deeper into Napoleonic history here in our section on the history of the two empires. Alongside a section for those just starting, there are many articles, images with commentary, close-ups and special dossiers for the serious Napoleonic enthusiast.

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In pictures : The crossing of the bridge at Arcole - Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile

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The Empress Josephine, head study





Artist: PRUD'HON Pierre Paul (1758-1823)

Technique: black and white pencils, stumped on blue paper

Place:Paris, Musée du Louvre, Arts graphiques department

Subjects: Josephine (Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de la Pagerie)(1763-1814)

Key words: portrait, woman, three-quarters, face, empress, diadems, Beauharnais


Notes:

Study for the painting 'The Empress Josephine in the park at Malmaison'

H. 0.42; L. 0.265m (leaf, irregular borders)
H. 0.322; L. 0.248 (central part)



 
     
 
 

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