1801 La maréchale Bessières, duchesse d'Istrie, née Marie-Jeanne Lapeyrière by Jacques Delaplace (Musée national des châteaux de Malmaison et de Bois-Préau - Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France, France)

Istria is a triangular peninsula south of Trieste.

Upgrade image posted 3 December 2014 from joeccombs2nd.com/tag/napoleon/; size fixed at 25.82 cm at 28.35 pixels/cm.

1801 La marechale Bessieres, duchesse d'Istrie wife of Jean Baptiste Bessieres by Jacques Delaplace (Musée national des châteaux de Malmaison et de Bois-Préau - Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France, France) From joeccombs2nd.com:tag:napoleon: size fixed

The high waistline and sleeves date this portrait of the Duchess of Istria to the 1800s. Her neckline is framed by a modesty piece-bertha.

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