DAVID, Jacques-Louis
(b. 1748, Paris, d. 1825, Bruxelles)

Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon I (detail)

Oil on canvas
Musée du Louvre, Paris

At the left are two of Napoleon's brothers, Joseph and Louis, both of whom were given kingdoms in 1806 by their brother - Joseph became King of Naples and Louis became King of Holland. Next to them are their sisters Caroline Murat, Pauline Borghese and Elisa Bacchiochi, with Louis's wife Hortense holding the hand of little Prince Charles, and Julie, wife of Joseph.

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