One of histories great love affairs, that of extravagant Josephine and Napoleon Bonaparte. Napoleon wrote Josephine passionate, full love letters and she wrote little in return, driving him mad with jealousy and anger. Here is one such letter for you to read through, it is charming and poignant too.[link]
It makes me wonder about this Josephine - was she as cold as Napoleon suggests, or was he simply histrionic? How did she receieve his mad devotion, really? History is a mystery and we will never know.
Though a tumultuous marriage that ended in a divorce, Napoleon is said to have stayed ceaselessly in love with Josephine and his dying words were "France, the Army, the Head of the Army, Josephine"
technique: Digital collage. Used many different photo elements, and copious airbrushing, and some old paintings of Napoleon.