Sunday, June 14, 2015


From Anna Gibson:
A snuff box with a stolen history! This snuff box was commissioned for the Duchesse d’Angoulême and features two views of the the château de Fontainebleau. The box was stolen by Napoleon during the Hundred Days; he found several similar boxes on a table in the apartment of Louis XVIII and kept them until his death. (Read more.)


julygirl said...

The painting is lovely.

julygirl said...

He sooo wanted to be Royal!