Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


Petition to the Minister of the Interior

Petition to the Minister of the Interior

- 1799

Napoléon actively supported the arts and appreciated the art of engraving, commissioning numerous engraved depictions of his military campaigns. Here the great artists of the era, including Jacques-Louis David, François Gérard, Honoré Fragonard, Charles Percier, Pierre François Léonard Fontaine and Pierre Redouté request that the French state officially recognize the value of engraving.

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FRENCH NAPOLEONIC SHAPSKA LANCIER HAIR OF THE YOUNG IMPERIAL GUARD, FIRST EMPIRE picture

FRENCH NAPOLEONIC SHAPSKA LANCIER HAIR OF THE YOUNG IMPERIAL GUARD, FIRST EMPIRE

$325.99



Miniature Portrait Napoleon as Colonel of Grenadiers a Pied of Imperial Guard picture

Miniature Portrait Napoleon as Colonel of Grenadiers a Pied of Imperial Guard

$350.00



FRENCH NAPOLEON 2nd EMPIRE IMPERIAL GUARD CAVALRY SABRETACHE PLATE picture

FRENCH NAPOLEON 2nd EMPIRE IMPERIAL GUARD CAVALRY SABRETACHE PLATE

$275.00



French Napoleonic Shako Hat of voltigeur, national guard of the Imperial Guard picture

French Napoleonic Shako Hat of voltigeur, national guard of the Imperial Guard

$175.00



Vintage 1960's Bossons Chalkware Head Grenadier Imperial Guard Napoleon picture

Vintage 1960's Bossons Chalkware Head Grenadier Imperial Guard Napoleon

$119.95



NAPOLEON'S IMPERIAL GUARD UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT - THE INFANTRY picture

NAPOLEON'S IMPERIAL GUARD UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT - THE INFANTRY

$59.84



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