Lithograph. Sheet 260 x 210mm (10¼ x 8¼").
Napoleon Bonaparte in his ceremonial robes as King of Italy. He was crowned on the 17th March 1805 and deposed 11th April 1814. The artist, Andrea Appiani (17540817), was given a pension by the kingdom of Italy which was revoked after Napoleon's fall, leaving him in poverty. The original painting did not feature the laurel wreath.
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