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Portrait of Napoleon I

After a painting by baron François Gérard
(French, Rome 1770–1837 Paris)

Manufactory: Manufacture Nationale des Gobelins (French, established 1662)
Maker: Workshop of Michel Henri Cozette (French, 1754–1822 Paris)
Maker: Woven by Harland the Elder (French, active 1790–ca. 1826)
Maker: Woven by Abel Nicolas Sollier (French, active 1790–1815)
Maker: Woven by Charles Duruy (French, active ca. 1805–50) , probably
Patron: Commissioned by Napoléon Bonaparte (French, Ajaccio 1769–1821 St. Helena)
Date: designed 1805, woven 1808–11
Culture: French, Paris
Medium: Wool, silk, silver-gilt thread (26-28 warps per inch, 10-12 per cm.); gilded pine frame
Dimensions: 87 1/2 × 75 3/4 in. (222.3 × 192.4 cm); Framed: 8 ft. 9 3/4 in. × 75 3/4 in. (268.6 × 192.4 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line: Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1943
Accession Number: 43.99

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