History Extra logo
The official website for BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed
All products were chosen independently by our editorial team. This article contains affiliate links and we may receive a commission for purchases made. Please read our affiliates FAQ page to find out more.

Napoleon the art thief

Cynthia Saltzman reveals how the French leader plundered Europe’s greatest works of art

Published: May 21, 2021 at 12:14 pm
Try 6 issues for only £9.99 when you subscribe to BBC History Magazine or BBC History Revealed

Napoleon didn’t just humiliate his European rivals on the battlefield, he also looted their finest works of art. Author Cynthia Saltzman tells us about her latest book, Napoleon’s Plunder and the Theft of Veronese’s Feast, which explores the French leader’s proclivity for plundering Renaissance masterpieces and spiriting them back to France

Advertisement

Cynthia Saltzman is the author of Napoleon's Plunder and the Theft of Veronese's Feast (Thames and Hudson, 2021)


How to download the HistoryExtra podcast

Advertisement

Download as MP3

spotify-podcast-badge-blk-grn-330x80
US_UK_Apple_Podcasts_Listen_Badge_RGB-ba30c1b-2
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sponsored content