Portrait of the Roi de Rome

Artist(s) : ISABEY Jean-Baptiste
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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.

Date :
1812
Place held :
Bibliothèque Thiers, Fondation Dosne-Thiers (Paris)
Photo credit :
© APP Photo Serge Montval
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