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After accompanying the French army in the Austro-Italian War of 1859, Meissionier abandoned the small, Dutch 17th-century genre subjects for which he had become known and turned with even greater success to depicting events in the career of Napoleon I. In this small painting commissioned by the subject's nephew, Prince Napoleon, the emperor is portrayed in a forbidding lan...
H: 12 3/4 x W: 9 1/2 in. (32.4 x 24.2 cm)
oil on panel
Courtesy of the Walters Art Museum