The King And Queen Of Westphalia.

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Another by François-Joseph Kinson now this time the sitters are Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia and his second wife Princess Catharina of Wurttemberg, painted in 1813 the couple had been married six years but none of their three children were to be born yet their eldest Jerome would be born in 1814.

The couple would remain married for another twenty two years until Catharina’s death in 1835 Jerome went on to marry for a third time to a woman named Justine Bartolini-Baldelli who at the time this was painted was just two years old making her nearly thirty years younger than her culture husband.

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