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Josephine, Empress of France


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Original antique print


'Giuseppina Imperatrice dei Francesi e Regina d'Italia'' Josephine de Beauharnais (1763-1814) was the first wife of Napoleon I, and thus the first Empress of the French. She is depicted holding a botanical specimen with Malmaison in the background. From 'Serie di Vite e Ritratti de Famosi Personaggi degli ultimi tempi' published in Milan 1815-1819. Accompanied by original text description in Italian. A couple of tiny foxing spots within the image. A few small foxing spots and light creasing outside the platemark.

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artist Luigi Rados (1773–1840) after Jean Bosio (1767-1832)
method Stipple engraving
date 1818
size 220mm by 155mm (platemark)
SKU PT8365