1804 Closeup of Josephine from Sacre de l'empereur Napoleon et couronnement de l'imperatrice Josephine by Jacques-Louis David (Louvre)

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Joséphine's modiste hardly missed a thing in adorning her lavish coronation dress as shown in this outtake from David's well-known painting.

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