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Catalogue of valuable books... to be sold... September 18th, 1845, at the residence of the late Joseph Bonaparte
Creator: Birch, Thomas, Jr.
This copy bound with an inventory of the catalogue of paintings sold September 17, 1845.
Creator: Bertin, Georges
An account of Joseph Bonaparte's life in America. Of particular interest to this project, Appendix B (p. 415) contains an inventory of the paintings in Joseph Bonaparte's gallery.
Creator: Antonio Canova
Date: 1811 (circa)
Sculpture of Pauline Bonaparte Borghese reclining semi-nude on a cushioned day-bed, holding a piece of fruit. She is posing as "Venus Vincitrice." This piece is almost identical to the life-size original in the Villa Borghese in Rome, except this…
Creator: Adolph Maillard, Jr.
Date: 1840 (circa)
This pencil portrait is by Adolph Mailliard (b. 1819 in Bordentown, New Jersey), son of Bonaparte’s personal secretary, Louis Mailliard (b. 1795). It is believed that Adolph made the portrait on one of the many trips which Bonaparte and the…