Bonaparte, Josephine

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  • Josephine Bonaparte Autograph | ID: 6011989
  • Josephine Bonaparte Autograph | ID: 6011989

Bonaparte, Josephine

SKU:6011989

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Autographed letter signed
CHF2,250.00

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Autographed letter signed, 1/2 page - additionally addressed to the reverse, 4,5 x 7,25 inch, in French, to Maret, Duke of Bassano - Josephine Bonaparte informs the correspondent about the nomination of M. Vidal as Master of Requests* and to be unhappy, written and signed in black ink "Josephine", attractively mounted (removable) for fine display with a photograph, shows Josephine Bonaparte in a beautiful portrait as Empress of France (altogether 11,75 x 8,25 inch), with mild letter folds and a few stains - in fine to very fine condition. "Mon cher duc de Bassano, l`empereur m'ayant promis de nommer M. Vidal pour maître des requêtes, vous me ferez plaisir d`en faire souvenir Sa majesté. Adieu mon cher duc de Bassano, je suis bien malheureuse. Josephine" *A Master of Requests (in French `maître des requêtes`) is a Counsel of the Council of State (Conseil d`État), a high-level judicial officer of administrative law in France and other European countries that has existed in one form or another since the Middle Ages.

Additional Information

SKU 6011989
Profession the first wife of Napoléon Bonaparte, and thus the first Empress of the French
Geburtsjahr 1763
Sterbejahr 1814
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 4,5 x 7,25 (altogether 11,75 x 8,25)
Condition fine to very fine
Type of Autograph letters