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Tag Archives: Portrait of Princess Pauline Borghese and the Baroness de Mathiesse

#12 Rene-Theodore Berthon – Portrait of Princess Pauline Borghese and the Baroness de Mathiesse

Sep

27

Princess Pauline Borghèse, youngest sister of Napoleon Bonaparte, and her lady companion are the subjects of this large double portrait exhibited in the Salon of 1812.  Berthon was one of the most talented and illustrious students of the Neo-classical artist Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) who introduced the young artist to Napoleon when he was First Consul. [...]

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Do You Know the Cummer?

May

04

How well do you know The Cummer? If you think you can identify these items—currently on display throughout the Museum as 50 Favorites. Write your guesses in the comment section below and we will give the answers in two weeks, along with the next challenge. One winner will receive a complimentary one-day pass to the Museum. Good luck!

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