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Adolphe Yvon: Portrait of Napoleon III  wikidata:Q18748331 
creator QS:P170,Q365891
Adolphe Yvon: Portrait of Napoleon III
Portrait of Napoleon III
Object type painting
English: Yvon served as the principal battle-painter of France's Second Empire (1852-70), executing a number of monumental canvases for the palace at Versailles. The French emperor is shown in his prime, two years before the defeat of his forces in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871).
Español: Yvon sirvió como el principal pintor de batalla del Segundo Imperio Francés (1852-1870) y como tal ejecutó un número de lienzos monumentales para el palacio de Versalles. El emperador francés es mostrado en su cúspide, dos años antes de la derrota de sus tropas en la guerra franco-prusiana (1870-1871).
Date 1868
date QS:P571,+1868-00-00T00:00:00Z/9
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q4259259,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 55.7 cm (21.9 in); Width: 46.7 cm (18.3 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,55.7U174728;P2049,46.7U174728
; Framed Height: 78.7 cm (31 in); Width: 70.1 cm (27.6 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,78.74U174728;P2049,70.17U174728
institution QS:P195,Q210081
Accession number
place of creation France
Object history
Exhibition history Nineteenth Century French Salon Paintings from Southern Collections. High Museum of Art, Atlanta; Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh. 1983.
Credit line Acquired by William T. Walters, 1876

Signature and date at right just above the epaulet: AD. YVON / 1868
Number: 96 - Painted in the spandrels

Number on frame on old paper sticker: 791
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