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Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte

Description

Miniature bust-length portrait of Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1814-1847), son of Jerome Bonaparte and Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte as an older child with light brown hair wearing a high-collared blue coat. Engraved on verso of case is the phrase "Jerome Elder Son of King Jerome."

Date

circa 1820

Materials

Watercolor on ivory, gold, glass

Dimensions

1 1/8 H x 1 5/16 W inches

Resource ID

8034

Credit Line

The Bonaparte Collection, Gift of Mrs. Charles Joseph Bonaparte

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.