Reuben Nakian

La chambre a coucher de l'empereur


1952
38" x 76" x 30"
Bronze
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...