THE COLLECTION
Joachim Murat, King of Naples
  • Date: c. 1805 - 1810
  • Object Type: Miniature
  • Medium: Sepia on paper
  • Image size: 9.3 x 7 cm
  • Inv: M248
  • Location: Not on display
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  • Murat, seen here wearing Court dress, married in 1800 Napoleon's sister Caroline Bonaparte (see Aubry, 'Caroline Murat, Queen of Naples', M4). He was King of Naples 1808-14. With his wife he conspired with Austria to retain their throne after Napoleon's defeat at Leipzig, but their intrigues were ultimately unsuccessful and in 1815 Murat was executed. See also Isabey, 'Joachim Murat, King of Naples', M208)