Salle Daru, Neoclassicism, France
Denon 1er étage 400 French painting Paintings Created for the imperial museum in 1863, this gallery was decorated in red and gold (the French imperial colors) by the painter Alexandre Dominique Denuelle.
The Musée du Louvre boasts a number of artworks that portray the multiple facets of Napoleon I and his entourage. From the Egyptian campaign to his coronation at Notre-Dame de Paris, Napoleon was a source of inspiration to many artists.
The Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon and the Coronation of Empress Joséphine on December 2, 1804