Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Prince Imperial (Son of Napoleon III)

Date:
ca. 1875
Culture:
possibly French
Medium:
Onyx
Dimensions:
15/16 × 3/4 in. (2.4 × 1.9 cm)
Classification:
Lapidary Work-Gems
Credit Line:
The Milton Weil Collection, 1940
Accession Number:
40.20.15
Not on view
The subject, Napoléon Eugène Louis Jean Joseph (1856–1879), was the only son of the emperor Napoleon III and the empress Eugénie. For another cameo of the Prince Imperial, in the same collection, see 40.20.16.
Signature: Unsigned
Milton Weil (until 1938; to MMA)
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