Title: "The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries". Artist: Jacques-Louis David. Culture of Origin: France. Location: National Gallery of Art. Date of Completion: 1812. Size: 80.3 x 49.3 in. Medium: Oil on Canvas. Description: This work is an extremely detailed portrait of Napoleon. Despite the detail, it is unlikely that Napoleon posed for this work because of how busy he was. The composition of the painting with the royal insignias elevate Napoleon's status and nobility.