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Collection Art-2D Collection
Catalog Number 1934.1.1027
Object Name Print
Description "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."
Title Couronnement de sa Majeste L'Imperatrice des Francais, an 1804 deux Decembre
Date c. 1805-1815
Role of Creator Engraver
Creator Audouin, Pierre
Role of Creator 2 Copy After
Creator 2 Laurent, Jean-Antoine
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique engraving
Dimensions H-24.5 W-17.125 inches
Credit line Louis B. and Eleanor Deane Swan Audigier Collection of Art
Place of Origin Europe/France/Paris
Subjects France
People Bonaparte, Josephine