This exhibition tells a story that explores the 50-year period of Napoléon Bonaparte’s legendary life, in which he as a teenager from Corsica was eventually crowned Emperor in France and finally exiled to Saint Helena. In this time he had love affairs with his two wives – Joséphine de Beauharnais and Maria Luise von Österreich. The story is narrated with strongly contrasting contemporary artworks and gives a comprehensive and realistic presentation of Napoléon’s rich, exciting life experience. The exhibition includes 185 related antiques such as paintings and sculptures created for Napoléon, his manuscripts and writings, clothes, precious ornaments, furniture and daily or military necessities. This special exhibition is cocurated by Shen Qibin, Board Chairman of Shanghai Himalayas Museum, and Dr Bernard Chevallier, the global Napoléon expert who once served as the curator of Château de Fontainebleau. This ad is based on a story from the official WeChat account of Shanghai Himalayas Museum.
Date: October 27 to February 28, 2019, Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm
Venue: Shanghai Himalayas Museum ഏ ݡ༦છটૌඓܽ