Wooden fan, the paper leaf is printed : Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned by Victory and Abundance
Engraved by Jean Godefroy, this leaf has been elaborated by Antoine Denis Chaudet, Charles Percier and Pierre Fontaine for a special order of the city of Paris in honor of the Napoleon's wife, Joséphine.
Very good condition (small tears)
Size : 23,5 cm
A similar leaf was in the exhibition "L'éventail... de Joséphine à Eugénie" (Boulogne-Billancourt, 2018)
Ref : Catalogue p.12 -13 of the exhibition L'éventail... de Joséphine à Eugénie by Georgina Letourmy-Bordier, Boulogne-Billancourt, 2018.
Napoleon crowned by Victory and Abundance, fan for Madame Bonaparte, circa 1796
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