S. M. l'Empereur répond au Discours de M.r le Préfet du Département de la Seine.
Déposé à la Bibliothèque Impériale. A Paris chez A. Godefroy, Rue des Francs Bourgeois S. Michel N° 3 [n.d., c.1810].
Etching in outline, 290 x 425mm. 11½ x 16¾". Lacking upper and lower margin.
Group portrait of European monarchs inside the Hôtel-de-Ville, Paris; seated in a semi-circle, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 – 1821, as Emperor Napoleon I) on his throne at centre. Three of the Emperor's brothers sit to his right: Louis, Jerome, and Joachim. Hosted by the Prefect of the Seine department, the occasion was a celebration of the fifth anniversary of Napoleon's coronation, the conclusion of a peace between France and Austria, and his return to the capital city. All the sovereigns are captioned beneath the image. By Adrien-Pierre-François Godefroy (1777 - 1865).
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