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Empress Josephine in court dress 1808 ca. François Gérard

Fashion History - Early 19th Century Regency and Romantic Styles for Women

Josephine Bonaparte, Empress Consort of the French 1804 - 1814 Josephine_de_Beauharnais,_Keizerin_der_Fransen

Elisa Bonaparte - Fürstin von Lucca, Großherzogin der Toskana - Schwester von Napoleon

1806 Elisa Bonaparte Grand Duchess of Tuscany, by Guillaume Guillon Lethière

Robert Lefèvre - L'impératrice Joséphine

This nice portrait of the Empress Josephine is by Robert Lefevre.

Marie-Guillemine Benoist (French artist, 1768–1826) Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borgehese

1808 Pauline Bonaparte by Marie Guillermine Benoist (Château de Fontainebleau…

1806 Empress Josephine bust portrait by Henri Francois Riesener

1806 Empress Josephine bust portrait by Henri Francois Riesener full length

Shawl Dresses and Dresses Made from Shawls 1800-1815

Mme de Remusat, Memoires, in a shawl dress or 'robe de cashemire'. Two ends of the shawl make up the skirt. These shawl dresses began to appear in Costumes Parisien around

Guillaume-Guillon Lethiere (1760-1832)   Josephine de Beauharnais Empress of France 1807   Olio su tela 225 x 149 cm  Château de Versailles

Portrait of the Empress Josephine: 1807 by Guillaume Guillon-Lethiere (Château de Versailles, France) - Neo-Classicism

Napoleon and Josephine

Josephine didn't want to marry Napoleon at first. However, she then cam to realize it would be the best decision for her and her kids considering, they were broke and needed financial support.

Retrato de dama con su hijo. (Portrait of a woman and her son).   c. 1860  José Balaca (1800-1869)  Repository unknown

Jose Balaca Oil painting 1860 "Portrait of a woman and her son"

1815 Hortense Bonaparte by Fleury-François Richard (Fondation Dosne-Thiers, Paris) | Grand Ladies | gogm

Fripperies and Fobs Hortense Bonaparte 1815 François Fleury-Richard

Imagini pentru francoise gerard malmaison

Joséphine de Beauharnais the first empress of France, wife of Napoleon.

Joséphine de Beauharnais the first empress of France, wife of Napoleon, 1812.

ca. 1812 Empress Josephine by Fermin Massot (Châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau). Joséphine wears a dress with a criss-cross bodice revealing a modesty piece, probably from her chemise, and an Empire waistline in this Massot work.

Boucher, le clavecin

"Marquise de Pompadour" - Francois Boucher Musee due Louvre, Paris

Portrait of Joséphine de Beauharnais (Robert Lefevre - 1805)

Empress Josephine with a Herbarium on the table beside her 1805 (Robert LEFÈVRE French oil on canvas x cm Museo Napoleonico, Rome )

1820 Reina María Josefa Amalia by Vicente López y Portaña.  María Josefa is seen to be wearing long puffed sleeves on a dress that may be suede.

Vicente López y Portaña - Reina María Josefa Amalia, María Josefa is seen to be wearing long puffed sleeves on a dress that may be suede.

1796

1796

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