David, Jacques-Louis (1748-1825). The Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon and the Coronation of the Empress Josephine by Pope Pius VII, 2nd December 1804. 1806-1807. Central detail. This ceremony took place in the cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris on the 2nd December 1804. Neoclassicism. Oil on canvas. FRANCE. Paris. Louvre Museum.