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The Nature of Forgetting The New Victory Theater 209 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

Napoleon: Power and Splendor

Napoleon in His Study Wearing the Uniform of a Grenadier of the Guard (detail), ca. 1813–30, Imperial School of Mosaics of Francesco Belloni, pietra dura mosaic, cut glass. Musée national des châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau, Rueil-Malmaison, France.

Discover the collection of art that legitimized Napoleon's rise to power in post-revolutionary France. Drawn from a collection of over 200 works from world renowned institutions such as the Louvre and the Musée de l'Armée in Paris, the exhbit features art forms from sculptures to decorative arts. 

Napoleon's image, largely formed through commissioned art, told a story of modernization and strength. This exhibit offers an inside perspective at the lengths Napoleon and his Imperial Court took to create a specific public appearance. Explore Napoleon's 18th propaganda and his carefully constructed image.

 

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