Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait

Bust of the King of Rome

Bust of the King of Rome

Philipp Jakob Treu - c. 1812

This is the only known sculpture of the son born to Napoléon and Marie-Louise in 1811, Napoléon François Joseph Charles, known as Napoléon II and the King of Rome. “King of Rome” is the traditional title for the heir to the Holy Roman Emperor.

Historical Provenance - Caroline Murat family collection

Bronze on marble base

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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011