Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Account book of the Emperorís palaces

Account book of the Emperorís palaces

- c. 1810-1811

This ledger contains all of the Imperial palacesí expenses, including the manufacture of furniture, aquisition of works of art and other purchases. Throughout can be found calculations and corrections in Napolťonís hand, reflecting his ability to guide an Empire of millions, while overseeing the day-to-day workings of his own household.

Historical Provenance - Historical Provenance - Marshal Duroc collection


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