"(Fr.) Paris. Throne room, Luxembourg. 47 x 31. The Palace of the Luxembourg in Paris, from the time of its construction in 1615 down to the time of NapoLeon I, about 1800, was used as a royal residence. After that time it was mostly used for the sittings of the senate. The throne room was refitted and sumptuously decorated in 1856. Its walls were adorned with large paintings of scenes from the history of the Napoleons."
A Catalogue of Paintings in the Gallery of D.W. Powers, Rochester, N.Y. with Explanations and Sketches of Painters by C.C. Merriman. Rochester, N.Y.: E.R. Andrews, Book and Job Printer, Aqueduct Street, 1877.