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  • Reuben Nakian

    La chambre a coucher de l'empereur

    38" x 76" x 30"
    deCordova Permanent Collection 1999.46, Gift of Mrs Helen Stern

    Translated as "The Emperor's Bedchamber," this piece alludes to an image of Emperor Napoleon and his wife Josephine in a passionate embrace. Its complex forms indicate the drapery of bed linens, the curves of human forms, and the structure of furniture. More Info...