Napoleon's Family and Women

Napoleon’s Family & Women 

Napoleon Bonaparte had two wives, Josephine, Viscountess of Beauharnais and Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma. Josephine was an art patron of her time and the woman of which Napoleon was deeply in love with. Marie Louise was the mother to Napoleon II. 

Image of The Impress Josephine de Beauharnais (1763 - 1814) and Napoleon I in the Garden of Malmaison - engraving © Stefano Bianchetti / Bridgeman Images


Image of Napoleon II (1811 - 1832), king of Rome, son of emperor Napoleon 1st and empress Marie Louise, duke of Reichstadt in 1818, here in 1811, (oil on canvas) © Tallandier / Bridgeman Images


Image of Empress Josephine (1763 - 1814) (charcoal on paper), Prud’hon, Pierre - Paul (1758 - 1823) / Private Collection © Archives Charmet / Bridgeman Images


Image of a Portrait of Elisa Baciocchi, the sister of Napoleon Bonaparte, (1777 - 1820) c.1812 (oil on canvas), Franque, Joseph (1774 - 1833) / Bibliotheque Paul - Marmottan, Ville de Boulogne - Billiancourt, Academie des Beaux - Arts, France, © Bibliotheque Marmottan, Paris / Bridgeman Images

Image of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese, 1806 (oil on canvas), Lefevre, Robert (1755 - 1830) / Apsley House, The Wellington Museum, London, UK,© Historic England / Bridgeman Images

Image of Pauline Bonaparte, Princess Borghese as Venus Triumphant, c.1805 - 08 (marble), Canova, Antonio (1757 - 1822) / Galleria Borghese, Rome, Lazio, Italy ,©  Alinari / Bridgeman Images


Image of a Portrait of the Empress Josephine (1763-1814), 1805 (oil on canvas) by Prud'hon, Pierre-Paul (1758-1823), married Napoleon Bonaparte 1796-divorced 1809; © Bridgeman Images

Image of a Portrait of Princess Elisa Bonaparte with he daughter  in the gardens Boboli in Florence., detail (oil on canvas) by Gerard, Francois Pascal Simon, Baron (1770-1837) , ©Luisa Ricciarini / Bridgeman Images

Image of Marie - Laetitia Ramolino (1750 - 1836) 1800, Bourgeois, Charles Guillaume Alexandre (1759 - 1832) / Musee de la Ville de Paris, Musee Carnavalet, Paris, France, © Bridgeman Images

Image of Letizia Bonaparte Mother of Napoleon Bonaparte, she is depicted as frail, wearing a white dress with white wings, replicating an angel, © Tallandier / Bridgeman Images

Image of a Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821) with his Nephews and Nieces on the Terrca at Saint - Cloud, 1810 (oil on canvas), Ducis, Louis (1775 - 1847), © Bridgeman Images


Image of Napoleon Bonaparte and his family, 1840, Unknown Artist, (19th century) / Private Collection © Giancarlo Costa / Bridgeman Images

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