The town of La Roche-sur-Yon (France) is organising an exhibition entitled “The Emperor in private: Napoleon I – husband, father, lover” for which the Fondation Napoléon is lending ten objects from its collection.
On the occasion of this exhibition at the Museum of that town, a catalogue will also be published with the support of the Fondation Napoléon.
A study day based around the theme of the exhibition will also be held on 27 March at the Institut Catholique de Vendée (ICES), at La Roche-sur-Yon. (programme in French)
List of objects loaned for this exhibition:
A wax in a wooden frame representing the baptism of the King of Rome
A bust of the Prince Imperial
A bust of the King of Rome as a child
A Print of Napoleon and his nephews
A print “Past, Present and Future”
A plate from the Emperor’s “service particulier” (personal table service) depicting “La préfecture de Napoléon” [The Prefecture of “Napoléon” now the town of La Roche-sur-Yon].