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Napoleon and Josephine

2006.44.596 (RS86657)

Description

Two oval portraits, one each of Napoleon and Josephine, the backgrounds of both are blue. He is wearing a blue uniform with a red sash, gold shoulder pads and various medals. She is wearing a light colored dress, pearl necklace and earrings and an elaborate crown. Also across her shoulders is a red cape with white fur lining. The frame is gold colored metal with vines and flowers around the 2 portraits.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Augustine 1884" (Next to Napoleon's left shoulder)
"Pairon 1804" (next to Josephine's left shoulder)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
canvas
paint (coating)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
canvas
Napoleon
paint (coating)
Painting
paintings (visual works)
Dimensions
5 9/16 x 7 5/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.596
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
173661

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