"The Coronation of Napoleon"
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Coronation of Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine in Notre-Dame de Paris, December 2, 1804
Public DomainCoronation of Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine in Notre-Dame de Paris, December 2, 1804 - Credit: Jacques-Louis David

 

Napoleon Bonaparte was coronated Emperor of the French on 2 December 1804 at Notre Dame de Paris.

The painting by Jacques-Louis David was completed in 1807 and measures almost 10 metres by 6 metres.  It hangs in the Louvre in Paris.