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Past Exhibition

Josephine Bonaparte

Gilt bronze portrait medal of Joséphine Bonaparte, hair braided around head and held in place with a fillet, wearing a tiara of oak leaves and acorns, a comb or tiara edged with pearls, a pendant earring, a pearl necklace, and a delicate, high-standing lace collar

Pierre-Jean David d’Angers (1788–1856)
Josephine Bonaparte (1763–1814; Empress Consort of France 1804–10; Queen Consort of Italy 1805–10), ca. 1832
Gilt copper alloy, cast
Diam.: 7 in. (17.78 cm)
Scher Collection; Promised gift to The Frick Collection

Cat. 110