Record

LevelFonds
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS925
TitlePrices of artwork in custody of Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult
Extent1 file
Date[19th century]
DescriptionFour undated manuscript leaves recording the price of eleven principal pictures belong to Nicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult, 1st Duke of Dalmatia [The Marechal Soult].
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
LanguageEnglish
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Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryNicolas Jean-de-Dieu Soult, 1st Duke of Dalmatia (1769-1851) was a French general and statesman, named Marshal of the Empire in 1804 and often called Marshal Soult. When Napoleon's military governor of Andalusia, it is believed that Soult looted some 1.5 million francs worth of art.
Custodial HistoryTransferred from the Barber Fine Art Library at some point prior to 2017. The original provenance of this deposit is unknown.