Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


“Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord”

“Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord”

Pierre-Paul Prudhon; engraving by Chapuy - c. 1805

As in Shakespeare’s play, Talleyrand consistently played Iago to Napoléon’s Othello, deceiving him and selling him out from first to last. A consummate political actor, Talleyrand appears to have taken Napoléon in with his piety from his days as Bishop of Autun and his horror of wrongdoing in others.

Historical Provenance - Castle of Valençay collection

Engraving



NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GARDE DE BATTAILLE GRAND ARMEE COURASSIER OFFICER SWORD C 1790 picture

NAPOLEONIC FRENCH GARDE DE BATTAILLE GRAND ARMEE COURASSIER OFFICER SWORD C 1790

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NAPOLEONIC FRENCH LION HEAD HIGH OFFICER GRAND ARMEE SWORD CONSULAR PERIOD 1799 picture

NAPOLEONIC FRENCH LION HEAD HIGH OFFICER GRAND ARMEE SWORD CONSULAR PERIOD 1799

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Elias pharaoh. interprètre grand army. naturalized louis xviii Barbé-marbois. 1815 picture

Elias pharaoh. interprètre grand army. naturalized louis xviii Barbé-marbois. 1815

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Streffleur grand army army food organization management field-post 1854 picture

Streffleur grand army army food organization management field-post 1854

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Service record of a soldier of the great army picture

Service record of a soldier of the great army

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Grande Armee 1799-1815 Rare Medal & Ribbon picture

Grande Armee 1799-1815 Rare Medal & Ribbon

$250.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011