Napoléon, protecteur des arts

Exhibition ,  Museums ,  Mons 2015 at Mons

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  • A prelude to the bicentenary of the battle of Waterloo, this exhibition highlights Napoleon as a patron of the Arts and artists, the best of whom (represented at the François Duesberg Museum) were specially accredited suppliers to the Empire: bronze workers, watch and clock makers, gold and silver smiths, porcelain makers and ebony workers, amongst others.