Representation of the Coronation of Napoleon,in the Church of Notre-Dame, containing Portraits of the Persons Assisting _ Drawn on the Spot, December 2 1804.
Monthley Mag. No 192. [n.d., c.1808.]
Stipple. Sheet 215 x 330mm (8½ x 13"). Trimmed within plate, laid on album paper.
Napoleon crowning himself at Notre Dame, seemingly based on Jacques-Louis David's painting exhibited 1808. The named participants are: Napoleon's brothers Louis & Joseph; Joséphine; Joachim Murat; Pope Pius VI; and cardinals Joseph Fesch (Napoleon's maternal uncle) & Giovanni Battista Caprara (also Archbishop of Milan). Murat is referred to as 'King Joachim': he was made king of Naples in 1808.
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