Napoleonic bee painting -Wall Decoration
Painting composed of a handmade frame in carved wood in Napoleon style and an antique paper of the early twentieth century from a mansion in Biarritz with motifs of the Napoleonic bee.
This Napoleonic bee painting is a unique piece that is endowed with a lot of presence and character.
Measurements: Length 97cm x Width 73cm
Imperial bees are the symbol of the Napoleonic period.
On the day of his investiture as Emperor, Napoleon wore on his shoulders a purple cloak covered with Russian ermine and gold bees.
The purple imperial robe used at the coronation measured 22 m2 and weighed 40 kg, and was embossed with gold bees and embroidered with olive, laurel, and oak branches.
Objects for personal use were also adorned or decorated with bees.
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