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Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine

Jacques-Louis David, 1805-1807

Emperor Guan


One Day I Happened to See a Ruler

Ibrahim El-Salahi, 2008

Portrait of the Duchess of Urbino

Piero della Francesca, 1465-1466

Portrait of the Duke of Urbino

Piero della Francesca, 1465-1466

The Head of Hammurabi

1790 BCE

The Qianlong Emperor in Ceremonial Armour

Giuseppe Castiglione, 郎世寧, 1758

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