Portrait of Madame Mere (Letiza Bonaparte, nee Ramolino 1750-1836).
Portrait of Madame Mere by Francois Gerard, c. 18021804
© National Galleries of Scotland
- Oil on canvas
- 213 x 130 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £40,000 ( Total: £290,000)
- Acquired in:
- Heim Gallery
She is dressed sumptuously in the Empire style beside a table bearing a bust of Napoleon laureate.
Jerome Bonaparte, Cassel Palace; San Donato Collection (sale Rome, 1880); Madame Asselin, Paris; E.Schidner, Paris; Nouveau Drouot, Paris, 1983.