"On the 9th of Floreal of the Year VII
At nine in the evening
THE AUSTRIAN GOVERNMENT's
the minsters of the French Republic
Bonnier, Roberjot and Jean Debry
who were tasked by the Directoire
with negotiating the peace
at the Congress of Rastadt.
Their blood smokes... it demands...it will obtain vengeance."
It wasn't clear from the exhibits whether bloody vengeance was exacted by the French or not. But they were bloody times, as we know, so it's probable.
Then, after he made himself Emperor of France in 1804, he crowned himself King of Italy as well, in 1805. This picture, by Andrea Appiani, shows Napoleon in his pomp as King of Italy.
But not everything went his way. Eventually, he met defeat as well as victory. First in Russia, and then later against a European alliance.
This is the famous picture by Johann Peter Krafft of the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig, in October 1813, with the three monarchs receiving the news of their victory. The armies were huge, about half a million men in all, probably the biggest armies in the field until the First World War. The casualties were also huge. Tens of thousands of dead and wounded.
Left to Right: Tsar Alexander I, Emperor Francis of Austria, King Frederick William III of Prussia