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19 articles taggés "Napoleon I"
Napoleon I Broke a World Record
Imperial Gold Leaf
Aristophil: Fourth Sale
With eight catalogues for seven auctions, the fourth session of sales of the Aristophil collection garnered €11 M, and continued to attract institutions,…
The Emperor’s House
The Princely Collection of Amaury Taittinger
Three princes of France with tragic destinies, a collection stamped with memories and results reflecting the historical significance of pieces, particularly…
Zix: Chronicler of Napoleon's Conquests
A sketchbook and twenty-eight drawings by this French artist provide priceless testimony of the advance of Napoleon I's army through Europe.
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Napoleon I Forever
Both adulated and hated, nearly two centuries after going the way of all flesh the Emperor continues to be talked about and to drive the market wild.…
Napoleon Puts His Best Foot Forward at Drouot
These perfectly traceable boots, attributed to Napoleon I, are a size €117,2018.
In the Time of Lepaute
The name of Jean-Joseph Lepaute, clockmaker to Napoleon I, has travelled down through the centuries.
The Crown Diamonds
Part of the fabulous collection of the kings of France, which was dismantled in the 19 th century, is once again glittering at the Louvre’s newly refurbished…
The Empire Auction: A Story or Two
From a clock with Apollo's chariot to porcelain vases from Berlin, Osenat's ever eagerly-awaited Empire auction in Fontainebleau features a speaking…
An Appointment with Louis XIV, Napoleon I and a Directory-period Family
Taking place in a particular context because of Covid-19 measures, the 32 nd "garden party" sale at the château d'Artigny, preceded by innovative virtual…
Bonaparte and the Flame of the Empire
A love letter and historical documents set the auction alight, and several preemptions honored the duty to remember.
Père Lachaise: Birthplace of the Modern Resting Place
Père Lachaise Cemetery welcomes 3.5 million visitors each year to wander the graves of past and present celebrities. Few are aware of the revolution…
Anne-Marie Springer, Collector of Love Letters
On the occasion of Valentine's Day, the Swiss author of books dedicated to her collection of intimate letters, testifies to a passion born twenty-seven…
A Royal Weapon from the "Valley of Blades"
The sword of a Marshal of France dating to the return of the Bourbon monarchy to power in France cut a wide swathe.
Josephine Bonaparte’s Gardens at Malmaison
Josephine and Napoleon I reigned as a power-couple, keenly attuned to the importance of image building to stake their claims to sovereignty. Both descendants…
Philippe Costamagna: Napoleon's World of Art
The Director of the Fesch Palace Museum, curator of Ajaccio’s museums and authority on 16th-century Italian painting has written a fascinating book…
Napoleon's Impossible Palace
From the Tuileries to Versailles, Napoleon Bonaparte sought a palace worthy of his imperial aspirations. But he would never see his most ambitious…
The Truly Sculptural "Crash" Watch by Cartier
The Dark Eye of Odilon Redon: Dreamer of the Infinite
Nicolas Sageot: Virtuosity in Metal and Tortoiseshell
The American Realism of John Register
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