The two empresses - Museo Glauco Lombardi, Italy


From Monday 15 to Tuesday 30 March 2021.

The figures of the two very different women who shared life and the throne with Napoleon are analysed on the basis of a series of paintings by the court artist R. J. Lefèvre: some of his masterpieces depicting Josephine and Marie Louise are investigated on the basis of documentary evidence, finally unravelling doubts and uncertainties about the paintings and offering a new insight into the author himself.

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