Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Napolťonís farewell to Pierre de Montesquiou

Napolťonís farewell to Pierre de Montesquiou

Emperor Napolťon I - 1814

In this letter, Napolťon bids goodbye to Pierre de Montesquiou, Grand Chamberlain of France, before signing his abdication and departing for Elba. He wrote it on April 14, 1814, the morning after his suicide attempt.

Historical Provenance - de Montesquiou family collection

Ink on paper



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