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Portrait of Napoleon I

Artist: 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) Woven by Harland the Elder (French, active 1790–ca. 1826) Woven by Abel Nicolas Sollier (French, active 1790–1815) 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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