Jacques-Louis David

Napoleon in his study



Jacques-Louis David - Napoleon in his study

Literature

John Walker, National Gallery of Art, Washington, New York, 1995, nr. 593

Viccy Coltman and Stephen Lloyd (eds.), Henry Raeburn, Edinburgh, 2012, fig. 5.5


Exhibitions

2005 Jacques-Louis David: Empire in Exile, Nr. 12

Provenance

Commissioned by Alexander, marquis of Douglas (1767-1852, from 1819, 10th duke of Hamilton), Hamilton Palace, Strathclyde, Scotland
by inheritance to his son, William Alexander Anthony Archibald Douglas, 11th duke of Hamilton (1811-1863), Hamilton Palace, Strathclyde, Scotland
by inheritance to his son, William Alexander Louis Stephen Douglas-Hamilton, 12th duke of Hamilton (1845-1895), Hamilton Palace, Strathclyde, Scotland
Hamilton Palace Collection sale, Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 17 June - 20 July 1882 (8 July), nr. 1108
bought by F. Davis, probably buying for Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th earl of Rosebery, (1847-1929), London
his son, Albert Edward Harry Mayer Archibald Primrose, 6th earl of Rosebery (1882-1974), London
sold 15 June 1951 to Wildenstein & Co., London and New York
sold February 1954 to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York
gift 1961 to NGA

External links

National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Accession number 1961.9.15

Other works by Jacques-Louis David


Jacques-Louis David Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife
1788

Jacques-Louis David Napoleon Crossing the Alps
Napoleon Crossing the Alps
1800-1805

Jacques-Louis David Sappho, Phaon, and Cupid
Sappho, Phaon, and Cupid
1809

Jacques-Louis David Madame David
Madame David
1813

Jacques-Louis David
Napoleon in his study
1812
203.9 x 125.1 cm
Oil on canvas
Signed and dated, lower left: LVD.CI.DAVID OPVS / 1812
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Samuel H. Kress Collection