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Portrait of Pauline Bonaparte (1780-1825), younger sister of emperor Napoleon I of France, princess Borghese, princess of France, by her second marriage duchess of Guastalla and princess consort of Sulmona and Rossano | Robert Lefèvre (1806)

Pauline Bonaparte, sister of Napoleon, considered one of the most beautiful women in Europe. Married twice, first to a French army general, then an Italian prince, with many affairs in between. She was also the only Bonaparte sister to visit Napoleon on Elba.

Robert Lefèvre, Pauline Bonaparte-Borghèse, duchesse de Guastalla (1780-1825), 1806. Huile sur toile © Château de Versailles (dist. RMN-Grand Palais) / Christophe Fouin