Eugène [Prince Eugène de Beauharnais; also Eugène Napoleon], c.1830
Signed in stone lower right: “Maurin”; inscribed in stone lower left: “Lith. de Delpech.”; titled in stone lower center: “Eugène.” A fine impression in fine condition aside from minor discolorations in the full margins, not extending to image. Printed by Delpech.
Eugène de Beauharnais was stepson to Napoléon Bonaparte through his first marriage to Joséphine de Beauharnais. Napoleon remained impressed with the charm and charisma of his stepson, and confided in him even after his difficult divorce with Joséphine. Napoléon made Eugène de Beauharnais his viceroy in Italy.