Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761–1845), Portraits of the Artist’s Family and Servants. Black and white chalk, on light brown wove paper, 17 13/16 x 11 11/16 inches (450 x 297 mm)Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum
Louis XVI had installed a mezzanine passage to join his wife's apartments without passing through the anteroom addition to any court. By this way, he marched immediately to the aid of his wife on the morning of October 6, regardless of danger. The first king's antechamber. "The door of the room the Eye of Ox was closed, and the antechamber prior to that room was filled with a multitude that wanted to penetrate to kill the royal family" Madame Campan tells us.
said to be Hortense de Beauharnais as a child, said to be by Francois Gerard. This could certainly be Hortense, but Gerard would have had to have painted as he would have been quite young, as he was only 13 years older than she. They both died in 1837.
Napoleon and Josephine. First met in January 1796, Napoleon proposed to her and they married on March 9, 1796. Until meeting Napoleon, she had always been Rose. Instead of calling her this name, which he apparently disliked, he called her 'Joséphine,' which she adopted from then on.