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After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856)

'Napoléon à Fontainebleau' 1857-58

Albumen print? | RCIN 2160791

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Photograph of a painting by Paul Delaroche, created in 1840 and now in the Musée de l'armée, Paris (Inv. no. 11931). This full-length portrait of Napoleon I (1769-1821), depicts the French emperor at Fontainebleau in 31 March 1814, following Paris's capitulation to the invading Allied troops. Napoleon is seated sideways in a chair with his left hand on his left thigh and his right hand draped over the back of the chair. He faces slightly to the left and gazes ahead.

  • Creator(s)

    After Hippolyte Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) (artist)

    Robert Jefferson Bingham (1825-70) (photographer)

    Subject(s)
    Napoléon I, Emperor of the French (1769-1821)
  • Acquired by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 

  • Object type(s)
      • visual works
        • photographs
    Subject(s)
    • Places
      • Europe
        • France
          • Fontainebleau [France]