E. M. WARD<br/>
<em>Josephine signing the act of her divorce</em> 1853 <!-- (recto) --><br />

oil on canvas<br />
133.6 x 167.6 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Purchased, 1888<br />
p.313.1-1<br />


Laurie Benson Curator, International Art explains the dramatic scene between Empress Josephine and Emperor Napoléon depicted in Josephine signing the act of her divorce, and the symbolism in its intricate frame.

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