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Name Bonaparte, Josephine
Other names Marie-Josèphe-Rose Tascher de La Pagerie
Joséphine de Beauharnais
Born 1763
Died 1814
Birthplace Martinique, France
Notes First wife of Napoleon.
Spouse Viscount Alexandre de Beauharnais
Napoleon Bonaparte I

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Image of Art-2D Collection - 1934.1.1027

Art-2D Collection - 1934.1.1027

"Couronnement de sa Majeste L'Imperatrice des Français an 1804 deux Decembre, (Coronation of her Majesty the Empress of France on December 2, 1804)," c. 1805-1815, engraving by Pierre Audouin after a painting by Jean-Antoine Laurent. The image honors the coronation of Empress Josephine (wife of Napoleon Bonaparte) on December 2, 1804. Published by the Bibliotheque Imperiale. In plate, at bottom: "Se vend a Paris chez THIERRY Edit: Rue/ Coquenard, 24." Text under image states: "Peint d'apres nature par J.A. Laurent. Dessine par Ch. Chasselat. Grave par Lerouge et Bovinet. Grave par P. Audouin, Membre de l'Academie Imperiale Royale des Arts de Vienne."