The Coronation of Napoleon and Josephine
Jacques-Louis David - 1805-1807
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This is a significant artwork for Neoclassicism
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David's most important work and the climax of Neoclassicism. During the Empire, the style lost the cold purity of its origins and became somewhat pompous.

This artwork was also used for the imperial propaganda.

Owner/Location: Musée du Louvre  (France - Paris)
Dates: 1805-1807
Artist age:Approximately 59 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 629 cm (247.64 in.), Width: 979 cm (385.43 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member Isithiel on 14 April 2012.
Exhibition History
1808 - Salon of 1808 (Musée du Louvre)
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