Portrait of Pope Pius VII and Cardinal Caprara – David


In late 1804 Napoleon forced Pope Pius VII to travel to Paris in order to preside over his coronation. This double portrait shows the Pope, his hand raised in blessing, with the French papal legate Cardinal Caprara standing at his side and the artist, J. L. David depicts their faces in this stressful moment.

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Category: Religious Life







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