‘From Waterloo to New Jersey,’ a Glimpse of Joseph Bonaparte’s Life in Exile

October 8, 2015 – In The News
The New York Times

Peter J. Tucci was quoted in The New York Times article, “‘From Waterloo to New Jersey," a Glimpse of Joseph Bonaparte’s Life in Exile.” Full text can be found in the October 8, 2015 issue, but a synopsis is below.

Fox Rothschild’s, Peter J. Tucci will be organizing the first American display of Joseph Bonaparte’s personal possessions at the “From Waterloo to New Jersey: The Bicentennial of King Joseph Bonaparte’s Escape to America” exhibition taking place October 17, 2015. Joseph is the older brother of distinguished French military leader and emperor, Napoleon Bonaparte.

The exhibition will take place at the Pennington School in Pennington, New Jersey and will include artifacts from Tucci’s personal collection including books, letters, and furniture. Antique possessions from Point Breeze, which is a riverfront property in New Jersey where Bonaparte lived will also be on display.

One of the unique pieces being presented is a painting titled, “Landscape With Children, Dog, and Distant Boats,” which is also a part of Tucci’s personal collection. “I’m still a little giddy,” stated Tucci, in regards to displaying his prized painting at the event.