Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


“Bonaparte Visiting the Silk Manufacturers of Rouen”

“Bonaparte Visiting the Silk Manufacturers of Rouen”

Jean-Baptiste Isabey - 1802

Passionate about encouraging French industry, Napoléon frequently visited factories, showing an interest in their products and manufacturing techniques, giving prizes and purchasing goods for his palaces. Here he is introduced to an old man who worked in the factory with indefatigable zeal for 53 years. The Consul would reward the man with an annual pension of 400 Francs.

Historical Provenance - Prince Joachim Murat collection

India ink and sepia on paper



MONTBLANC - Patron of Art - Full Set - Medici to Napoleon - Fountain Pen - New picture

MONTBLANC - Patron of Art - Full Set - Medici to Napoleon - Fountain Pen - New

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Antique Pitcher Decanter Cooler Glass Victor Saglier Eagle Napoleonic Empire picture

Antique Pitcher Decanter Cooler Glass Victor Saglier Eagle Napoleonic Empire

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RARE FRENCH SEVRES IMPERIAL NAPOLEON KING Of ITALY SET 6 CUPS & 6 SAUCERS 19TH C picture

RARE FRENCH SEVRES IMPERIAL NAPOLEON KING Of ITALY SET 6 CUPS & 6 SAUCERS 19TH C

$57000.00



Plate Offered by Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte To His Sister - Crown Armorial picture

Plate Offered by Emperor Napoleon I Bonaparte To His Sister - Crown Armorial

$50000.00



Napoleon III Gilt&Silver bronze champlevé enamel mounted Onyx centrepiece French picture

Napoleon III Gilt&Silver bronze champlevé enamel mounted Onyx centrepiece French

$47500.00



Pair Monumental Wall Application Napoleon III After J B.Klagmann F-Aas-10 picture

Pair Monumental Wall Application Napoleon III After J B.Klagmann F-Aas-10

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Images © photo12.com-Pierre-Jean Chalençon
A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011