Napoleon - An Intimate Portrait


“Central Nave of Notre-Dame Cathedral” from the “Book of the Coronation”

“Central Nave of Notre-Dame Cathedral” from the “Book of the Coronation”

Charles Percier and Pierre François Léonard Fontaine - 1807

Completed after nearly two centuries in 1345, Notre-Dame has stood at the heart of French history for hundreds of years. In 1793, with the closure of many of the French churches, the cathedral was vandalized and looted. For nearly a decade, it was used as a warehouse for food. Napoléon restored religious freedoms in 1802. The coronation at Notre-Dame two years later elevated this powerful symbol of the country to its rightful place once again.

Historical Provenance - Talleyrand collection

Engraving and watercolor



Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword picture

Napoleonic War Period 1796 P Heavy Cavalry Officer'c Dress Sword

$7550.00



PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS  picture

PAIR OF BENHAM & FROUD VR STAMPED BRITISH ARMY 1905 SWORD HANDLE CANDLESTICKS

$5177.25



Massive French Napoleonic era CORPS IMPERIAL DU GENIE Pioneer Axe (sword,dagger) picture

Massive French Napoleonic era CORPS IMPERIAL DU GENIE Pioneer Axe (sword,dagger)

$4500.00



British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword picture

British Napoleonic period Grenadier Officer’s Sword

$3330.00



Antique Polish Officer Sword Sabre Napoleonic Napoleon Poland By Collette Rare  picture

Antique Polish Officer Sword Sabre Napoleonic Napoleon Poland By Collette Rare

$3200.00



French Napoleonic 1814 Lancers Sword picture

French Napoleonic 1814 Lancers Sword

$3100.00



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A Traveling Exhibition from Russell Etling Company (c) 2011