Circumnavigating Napoleon

Symposium at NGV International, 21st July

Jean-Baptiste ISABEY (after) Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul, in the gardens of Malmaison 1804 coloured engraving 67.0 x 46.4 cm Napoleonmuseum Thurgau, Schloss und Park Arenenberg, Salenstein Acquisition 1975

Leading international and local speakers will address key themes of the exhibition Napoleon: Revolution to Empire.

Josephine and Malmaison – Dr Bernard Chevallier, leading Napoleon scholar

Napoleon’s Propaganda, Artists and Horses – Jill, Duchess of Hamilton, author of Marengo, the Myth of Napoleon’s Horse

Making Sense of Napoléon – Prof Peter McPhee, The University of Melbourne

Napoleon’s Bad Behaviour – Assoc Prof Philip Dwyer, University of Newcastle

Francois Péron and Terre Napoleon – Edward Duyker, Adjunct Professor, Australian Catholic University

Napoleon’s Artists in Egypt and the Art of the Description – Dr Antoni Jach, author and painter

Earthbound and airborne: the strange case of David and Napoleon – Prof Mark Ledbury, University of Sydney

Cost: $85 A / $79 M / $82 C (includes morning & afternoon tea, exhibition entry not included).

Date: Saturday 21st July, 10.30am–4.30pm.

Venue: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium (entry via the North Entrance, via the Arts Centre forecourt), NGV International,

Bookings essential:  03 8662 1555 Code P12116

All enquiries to the NGV.

Please note that the program is subject to change without notice.