Emperor Bonaparte, The, in his Imperial Robes of State, (painting)
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 100 (Sale info: For Sale).
"This is a most exquisite specimen of the French school, it is impossible for the pencil of an artist to exceed the freshness, truth and delicacy of this colouring, the composition and attitude very simple and graceful, the expression good, taken when he first mounted the throne, the drapery is well cast, and the whole is very highly finished. Painted by little David, president of the academy at Paris." [P. 15.]
Descriptive Catalogue of Original Cabinet Paintings, now arranged in the Gallery, Doggett's Repository of Arts, entrance at No. 16, Market-Street, and may be viewed every day, from 8 in the morning till sunset; being a truly splendid and valuable Collection of one hundred and sixty-four Cabinet Paintings in elegant frames; selected on the Continent of Europe, at the Expense of thirty thousand dollars, and are warranted to comprise the works of the Great Masters, from the 13th Century to the Present Time.