The empress Eugénie, study for "The Baptism of the prince imperial"

Artist(s) : COUTURE Thomas
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In addition to the present work, Compiègne possesses twelve âinted sketches and forty preparatort designs for the (never-completed) commission, “The Baptism of the prince imperial”. Couture worked from a photograph of the empress in the pose which he himself had chosen.

Compiègne Itinerary

Date :
circa 1856-62
Technique :
Oil on canvas
Dimensions :
H = 0.53 m, L = 0.64 m
Place held :
Compiègne, Musée du Second Empire
Photo credit :
Fondation Napoléon/K.Huguenaud
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