Juliette Recamier

Juliette Recamier and Empire Style

Juliette Recamier and Empire Style

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What we know now as the Empire Style began developing in the latter part of the 18th century and climaxed at Napoleon and Josephine’s Chateau Malmaison. It was an extension of neoclassical concerns and at Paris the influence of one woman. Mme Juliette Recamier (1777 – 1849), was paramount. They…