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The day of a grisette

The day of a grisette

Lerise des grisettes.DEVERIA Achille (1800 - 1857) At the public ball.GUYS Constantin (1802 - 1892) Close Title: Lerise des grisettes.Author: DEVERIA Achille (1800 - 1857) Creation date: 1827 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 23 , 6 - Width 31.1 Technique and other indications: Reproduction of a colored etching Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz website Image reference: 07-534473 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - BullozClose Title: At the public ball.

Jean Hugo, painter in the war

Jean Hugo, painter in the war

House in ruins in La Targette.HUGO Jean (1894 - 1984) Landscape of Champien.HUGO Jean (1894 - 1984) Ruins in Cantigny.HUGO Jean (1894 - 1984) House in ruins in La Targette. © ADAGP, Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot © ADAGP, Photo RMN-Grand Palais - RG Ojeda © ADAGP, Photo RMN-Grand Palais - R. Ojeda Publication date: October 2005 Historical context Jean Hugo, a painter in war If literature still occupies a prominent place in the rich documentation available to historians to account for the pains of the Great War, iconography is the subject of more and more studies.

Lenin, the catalyst of history

Lenin, the catalyst of history

Lenin haranguing the workers in the Putilow factories © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / BPK image Date of publication: April 2019 Historical background The Stalinist revolution Emblematic of the large frescoes commissioned by the Soviet authorities to artists, Speech by V. Lenin at the Putilov factory is one of the most striking paintings of the year of the "Grand Tournant".

Jewess of Algiers

Jewess of Algiers

Close Title: Jewish of Algiers Author: CORDIER Charles (1827 - 1905) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 91 - Width 64 Technique and other indications: Bronze, enamelled bronze, marble, onyx and porphyry Place of conservation: Museum of Fine Arts website Contact copyright: © Museum of Fine Arts of the city of Troyes - Photo J.

The liberation of Paris

The liberation of Paris

Close Title: Resistance fighters firing with a British lMG Bren.303 Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Date of creation: 1944 Date represented: 1944 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: Paris, August 1944 Place of Conservation: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Abteilung Karten und Bilder website Contact copyright: © BPK, Berlin, Dist RMN-Grand Palais - BPK image Image reference: 09-510173 Resistance fighters firing an lMG Bren.

Boxes at the theater

Boxes at the theater

The effect of melodrama.BOILLY Louis Léopold (1761 - 1845) Une loge, un jour de spectacle gratuit.BOILLY Louis Léopold (1761 - 1845) Close Title: The effect of melodrama.Author: BOILLY Louis Léopold (1761 - 1845 ) Date of creation: 1830 Date represented: 1830 Dimensions: Height 32 - Width 41 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Lambinet Museum website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - P.

War invalids and rehabilitation centers

War invalids and rehabilitation centers

CloseTitle: Workshop of the Vocational Rehabilitation School of the Grand Palais in Paris.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1918Date represented: 1918Dimensions: Height 17.3 - Width 12.3 Technics and other indications: Gelatin-bromide proof silver on paper.Inscription: GM.

Floods in France under the Second Empire

Floods in France under the Second Empire

The Emperor visiting the floods of Angers in 1856.BEAUVAIS Hippolyte (1826 - 1856) His Majesty the Emperor distributing relief to the flooded of Lyon.LAZERGES Hippolyte (1817 - 1887) Close Title: The Emperor visiting the floods of Angers in 1856.Author: BEAUVAIS Hippolyte (1826 - 1856) Creation date: 1856Date represented: 1856Dimensions: Height 51 - Width 61Technique and other indications: Oil on CanvasDeposit of the Versailles Museum (April 24, 1931) Conservation place: National Museum of the Castle de Compiègne website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Domaine de Compiègne) / Stéphane Maréchalle Image reference: 11-522638 / C38.

London, capital of the European Resistance

London, capital of the European Resistance

Close Title: Heads of the Allied Nations with headquarters in Great Britain Date of creation: 1941 Dimensions: Height 50.3 cm - Width 38 cm Place of Conservation: Memorial of Caen, City of History for Peace (Caen) website Contact copyright: © Le Mémorial de Caen Image reference: MEMO_AFFI_00813 / 94-17-2 Heads of allied nations whose headquarters are in Great Britain © Le Mémorial de Caen Date of publication: October 2016 Historical background A "European" poster From September 1939 in June 1941, Nazi Germany accumulated military successes in Europe.

The game of the French railway

The game of the French railway

French railroad game © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D. Arnaudet Publication date: September 2006 Historical context While Pellerin d'Épinal remains the best-known popular imagery publisher, others publish similar plates: Pinot and Sagaire to Épinal, but also Henri Silbermann and Gustave Fischbach in Strasbourg, Gangel and Adrien Dembour in Metz, Castiaux and Blocquel in Lille, Wentzel in Wissembourg, Lacour in Nancy, Félix Juven in Paris… These images originally had a religious vocation, but little by little, the themes diversified: the highlights of the history of France, the legends and the tales, the fashionable novels, the children's stories, the popular songs, soon made the heyday of the so-called imagery of 'Épinal.

A French garden: the Saint-Cloud estate

A French garden: the Saint-Cloud estate

View of the Grande Cascade, the parterres and the castle of Saint-CloudVAN DER MEULEN Adam-François (1632 - 1690) Cavalier view of the castle, lower gardens and the town of Saint-CloudALLEGRAIN Étienne (1644 - 1736) View of the Grande Waterfall, parterres and the Saint-Cloud castle © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotBright view of the castle, lower gardens and the town of Saint-Cloud © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotDate of publication: April 2017University of Evry-Val d & 39; EssonneHistorical contextThe wonderful domain of Monsieur These two panoramic paintings offer the same landscape approach centered on the gardens of Saint-Cloud located to the west of Paris.

Jacques Cartier

Jacques Cartier

Interview with Jacques Cartier and Canadian chefsJacques Cartier discovers and travels up the St. Lawrence River in Canada in 1535GUDIN Jean Antoine Théodore (1802 - 1880) Portrait of Jacques CartierLEMOINE Auguste-Charles (1822 - 1869) CloseTitle: Interview with Jacques Cartier and the chefs Canadian Author: Dimensions: Height 7 cm - Width 10.5 cm Technique and other indications: Collection Les explorateurs célebres Jacques Cartier 1494-1554 Publisher: Romanet.

Kan Gao, Cayenne Chinese

Kan Gao, Cayenne Chinese

Kan Gao, Cayenne Chinese. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Publication date: March 2016 Historical context In the 18th century, French Guiana occupied a strategic position as a base for the anchorage of privateer vessels. Chinese were then introduced to create new plantations.Analysis of the imagesIn the Explanations of the line engravings of some paintings by P.

From inflation to monetary terror

From inflation to monetary terror

The inhabitants of the countryside sold their foodstuffs very dearly for assignats ... LESUEUR Jean-Baptiste (1748 - 1826) Assignats of twenty-five and fifteen sol.Assignat of fifty pounds.Assignat with assignats (recto). the countryside sold their foodstuffs very dear for assignats.

Freedom of education and the Falloux law

Freedom of education and the Falloux law

Three saints in the same stoup.The Falloux law.CloseTitle: Three saints in the same stoup.Author: Creation date: 1850Date represented: February 04, 1850Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technique and other indications: News 67. Lithography, at Aubert. Published in the & 34; Charivari & 34; of February 4, 1850 Place of Conservation: Historic Center of the National Archives website Contact copyright: © Historic Center of the National Archives - Workshop of photographs website Image reference: AE / II / News / 67 Three saints in the same font.

Inauguration of the equestrian statue of Henri IV on the Pont-Neuf, August 25, 1818

Inauguration of the equestrian statue of Henri IV on the Pont-Neuf, August 25, 1818

Home ›Studies› Inauguration of the equestrian statue of Henri IV on the Pont-Neuf, 25 August 1818Close Title: Inauguration of the equestrian statue of Henri IV on the Pont-Neuf, 25 August 1818 Author: LECOMTE Hippolyte (1781 - 1857) Date of creation: 1842 Date represented: August 25, 1818 Dimensions: Height 79 - Width 119 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas.

At the lantern!

At the lantern!

Speech of the Lantern to the Parisians The torture of Foulon at the Place de Grève, 23 July 22 1789.BERTHAULT Pierre Gabriel (1737 - 1831) General Dalton pursued by the patriotic lampposts. Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette with the lantern. CloseTitle: Speech of the Lantern to the Parisians.Author: Creation date: 1789Date represented: 1789Dimensions: Height 14.1 - Width 9.9Technique and other indications: Speech of the lantern to the Parisians, the Attorney General speaking.

Jean-Baptiste Belley, deputy of Saint-Domingue at the Convention

Jean-Baptiste Belley, deputy of Saint-Domingue at the Convention

Home ›Studies› Jean-Baptiste Belley, deputy of Saint-Domingue at the Convention Jean-Baptiste Belley, deputy of Saint Dominic at the Convention.GIRODET DE ROUCY TRIOSON Anne Louis (1767 - 1824) Declaration of age and marriage of representatives of Santo Domingo at the National Convention. Makeshift situation of Jean-Baptiste Belley, representative of Santo Domingo at the National Convention.

<em>The International</em>, revolutionary hymn

The International, revolutionary hymn

Partition de l & 39; Internationale. © Musée de l & 39; histoire vivante de MontreuilPublication date: March 2016Historical contextThe representation of an emblematic hymn It was in 1887 that Eugène Pottier published the poem L’Internationale. The song, which was first widespread in the North and in Guesdist circles, reached all socialist currents and the whole of France from the turn of the century, then crossed borders, establishing itself de facto as the anthem of international socialism.

Louis XVI as citizen king

Louis XVI as citizen king

Louis XVI, King of France (1754-1793). © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: March 2016 Historical background Louis XV's grandson to whom he succeeded in 1774, Louis XVI was hardly prepared to assume royalty. Impervious to new ideas despite a real interest in the progress of science and technology, indecisive and easily influenced, the king did not have the courage to support the reforms proposed by his ministers: his reign was marked by a series of of political and economic crises which were to lead to the destruction of the Ancien Régime.