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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), Emperor of France 1804-14

The enormous iconography of Napoleon is not treated here, following the usual NPG practice with foreign sitters.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.