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
1806 Elisa Bonaparte Grand Duchess of Tuscany, by Guillaume Guillon Lethière
This nice portrait of the Empress Josephine is by Robert Lefevre.
1808 Pauline Bonaparte by Marie Guillermine Benoist (Château de Fontainebleau…
1806 Empress Josephine bust portrait by Henri Francois Riesener full length
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
Portrait of the Empress Josephine: 1807 by Guillaume Guillon-Lethiere (Château de Versailles, France) - Neo-Classicism
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.
Jose Balaca Oil painting 1860 "Portrait of a woman and her son"
Fripperies and Fobs Hortense Bonaparte 1815 François Fleury-Richard
Joséphine de Beauharnais the first empress of France, wife of Napoleon.
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.
"Marquise de Pompadour" - Francois Boucher Musee due Louvre, Paris