The poster represents the Emperor Napoleon on his coronation, sitting on his throne with the circular shaped backrest and decorated with armrests ivory balls. With the right hand he holds the scepter of Charlemagne, and the left, the hand of justice. It is topped with a golden laurel wreath, above his satin tunic embroidered with gold, its purple velvet coat strewn with golden bees, is lined with ermine. On the hood it's also ermine, it bears the great collar of the Order of the Legion of Honor. At left, the coronation sword in its sheath is maintained by a silk scarf. The bottom left picture is signed INGRES.
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