Joséphine de Beauharnais. Pastel By Pierre Prud’hon

French First Empire. Joséphine de Beauharnais. Pierre Prud'hon. Wife of Napoleon Bonaparte

Joséphine de Beauharnais. Pastel By Pierre Prud’hon

Joséphine de Beauharnais 1763 – 1814. Pastel By Pierre Prud’hon.

England Regency period. France first empire. French Romantic painting of the young Joséphine de Beauharnais (about 1790) before she became the wife of Napoleon Bonaparte.

From the Book: Life of Napoleon Bonaparte; (1896) by Sloane, William Milligan.