Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


"Imperial Procession entering Notre-Dame Cathedral" from the "Book of the Coronation"

Charles Percier and Pierre François Léonard Fontaine - 1807

With a large coronation party and 8,000 dignitaries in attendance, protocol was of primary concern. Napoléon’s family caused a number of problems, with two of his sisters refusing to carry Joséphine’s train because it was beneath their status as “Highnesses,” which Napoléon had just conferred. Exasperated, he remarked, “One would think, to hear you, that I had just despoiled you of the heritage of our late father the king.”

Historical Provenance - Talleyrand collection

Engraving and watercolor



Duke of Wellington, original Peninsular War Campaign Letter, Portugal 1810 picture

Duke of Wellington, original Peninsular War Campaign Letter, Portugal 1810

$958.80



Napoleonic Peninsular War France Spain Portugal Battle Wellington Vitoria Maps X picture

Napoleonic Peninsular War France Spain Portugal Battle Wellington Vitoria Maps X

$714.14



Beautiful Brunswick Peninsular War Medal picture

Beautiful Brunswick Peninsular War Medal

$200.00



SPAIN. Peninsular War Passport, 1810. picture

SPAIN. Peninsular War Passport, 1810.

$135.36



Peninsular War British Officers Naval Button 1800-1815 picture

Peninsular War British Officers Naval Button 1800-1815

$125.00



1813 Wellington Coin Britain Peninsular Campaign Napoleon Waterloo Battle War picture

1813 Wellington Coin Britain Peninsular Campaign Napoleon Waterloo Battle War

$99.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011