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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Eleanor P. DeLorme Chapter 1 / The Courtly, Heroic, and Romantic: Joséphine's Patronage of Painting Eleanor P. DeLorme Chapter 2 / A Taste for the Antique: Joséphine's Preferences in Sculpture Eleanor P. DeLorme Chapter 3 / Innovative Interiors: The Settings for Joséphine's Life Eleanor P. DeLorme Chapter 4 / A Magical World: Joséphine's Gardens and Conservatory Eleanor P. DeLorme Chapter 5 / Redouté: Joséphine's Watercolor Garden Peter Mitchell Chapter 6/ From Mahogany to Gilt: Joséphine's Choices in Furniture John D. Ward Chapter 7 / The "Joséphine Taste": Porcelain for Her Table Bernard Chevallier Chapter 8 / On Her Majesty's Order: Joséphine and Sèvres Tamara Préaud Chapter 9/ Serving with Splendor: Joséphine's Silver Christopher Hartop Chapter 10 / The Empress of Fashion: What Joséphine Wore Kimberly Chrisman Campbell Chapter 11 / Elegant Adornments: Joséphine's Jewelry Diana Scarisbrick Chapter 12 / The Music Joséphine Heard: From the "Plaisirs d'Amour" to "Le Chant de Départ" David Gilbert Index About the Authors Illustration Credits [602 words]
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Art, French -- 18th century.
Art, French -- 19th century.
Decoration and ornament -- Empire style.
Josephine, Empress, consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1763-1814 -- Art patronage.