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Title Portrait du pape Pie VII (Portrait of Pope Pius VII)
Date 1805
Medium oil on panel
Dimensions 86 × 71 cm (33.9 × 28 in)
Denon Wing, 1st floor, room 75
Accession number INV. 3701
Object history

1805: commissioned by Napoleon I, Paris
after 1805: transferred to Galerie du Sénat, Paris
before 1824: transferred to Musée de Louvre, Paris, from Galerie du Sénat, Paris
1824: transferred to Château du Luxembourg, Paris, from Musée de Louvre, Paris

1827: transferred to Musée de Louvre, Paris, from Château du Luxembourg, Paris

Signature and date recto: LUD. DAVID PARISIIS 1805 [Louis David, Paris 1805]

Name of sitter recto bottom left: Pio VII Bonarium Artium Patron [Pius VII, Patron of the Fine Arts]

The artist made three copies of this work, two of which are now at:
Musée de Versailles
Musée de Fontainebleau

The third copy is considered lost.
  • Musée du Louvre, Atlas database: entry 22501

The Yorck Project: 10.000 Meisterwerke der Malerei. DVD-ROM, 2002. ISBN

3936122202. Distributed by DIRECTMEDIA Publishing GmbH.
( Reusing this file)

Public domain The work of art depicted in this image and the reproduction thereof are in the public domain worldwide. The reproduction is part of a collection of reproductions compiled by The Yorck Project. The compilation copyright is held by Zenodot Verlagsgesellschaft mbH and licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
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