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



Napoleonic War 1770 Austro - Hungarian Offices Hussars Silver Saber  picture

Napoleonic War 1770 Austro - Hungarian Offices Hussars Silver Saber

$13500.00



Fine German heavy cavalry saber, C. 1800- Napoleonic war era, Original scabbard picture

Fine German heavy cavalry saber, C. 1800- Napoleonic war era, Original scabbard

$1300.00



NICE OFF SAID MINOR SWORD SABRE SABER ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON TO 1780 VIVE LE ROY picture

NICE OFF SAID MINOR SWORD SABRE SABER ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON TO 1780 VIVE LE ROY

$1250.00



NICE TROOP SAID MINOR SWORD SABER ROYAL REVOLUTION NAPOLEON TO 1780 /1800 picture

NICE TROOP SAID MINOR SWORD SABER ROYAL REVOLUTION NAPOLEON TO 1780 /1800

$780.00



FRENCH OFF. ROTATING BRANCH SWORD SABER Mle 1784 ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON W SCABAR picture

FRENCH OFF. ROTATING BRANCH SWORD SABER Mle 1784 ROYAL REVOLUT NAPOLEON W SCABAR

$780.00



infanterie légère Dragonne  sabre épée  Napoléon 1 er Empire picture

infanterie légère Dragonne sabre épée Napoléon 1 er Empire

$761.38



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011