Prince Napoleon

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Prince Napoleon about 1860

Not on display

Disdéri exploited his close connections with the highest ranks of the French Government to build up a spectacular business, processing at its peak up to 200 sitters a day. Here we see Napoleon's nephew Napoleon Joseph Charles Paul Bonaparte (1822-91), commonly known as Prince Napoleon. He became a pretender to the throne after Napoleon III's only son died in 1879.


  • Acc. No. PGP 276
  • Medium
  • Size 8.70 x 5.30 cm
  • Credit Presented by Mrs Elizabeth Murray 1991