Napoleon and Josephine

Collection Type

  • Art

GUSN

GUSN-173661

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

Descriptive Terms

paintings (visual works)
canvas
paint (coating)
Napoleon
Painting

Inscription

"Augustine 1884" (Next to Napoleon's left shoulder)
"Pairon 1804" (next to Josephine's left shoulder)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P173
FD058

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 9/16 x 7 5/16 x 13/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.596