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Jean-Étienne Despréaux and the renewal of dance

Jean-Étienne Despréaux and the renewal of dance

Close Title: Jean-Étienne Despréaux Author: ISABEY Jean-Baptiste (1767 - 1855) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 6.1 - Width 6.1 Technique and other indications: Miniature on ivory Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) Website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved Website Image reference: 98-021673 / RF5050 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved Publication date: June 2009 Agrégée d & 39; Italien, Doctor in Contemporary History at l & 39; l & 39; 39; University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Historical background It is thanks to Joséphine de Beauharnais that Jean-Étienne Despréaux (1748-1820), former dancer and dance master of the Royal Academy of Music (future Opera) under Louis XV and Louis XVI, resumed his teaching career under the Directory.

Lit de justice held by Louis XV

Lit de justice held by Louis XV

Lit de justice held by Louis XV. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / All rights reserved Publication date: October 2013 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background The king is dead, long live the king! Louis XIV dies on September 1, 1715 in Versailles. By virtue of the kingdom's inheritance principles, power returns to his great-grandson, born February 15, 1710.

Julius Meier-Graefe

Julius Meier-Graefe

CloseTitle: Julius Meier-Graefe.Author: CORINTH Lovis (1858 - 1935) Creation date: 1914Date shown: 1914Dimensions: Height 90.4 - Width 70.4 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Joséphine Baker and the Revue Nègre

Joséphine Baker and the Revue Nègre

La Revue Nègre COLIN Paul (1892 - 1985) Joséphine Baker ANONYMOUS © ADAGP, Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot © BPK, Berlin, Dist RMN-Grand Palais All rights reserved Date of publication: October 2006 Historical background The Roaring Twenties, antidote to the Great War “Roaring Twenties” on Broadway portrayed by Fitzgerald in the United States, the Roaring Twenties symbolized in France by the scandal of the Revue nègre: the decade following the Great War may appear as a luxury parenthesis later called “the between two wars ".

A letter from Carnot to Bonaparte

A letter from Carnot to Bonaparte

Minute autograph letter from Carnot to Bonaparte (p.1) Minute autograph letter from Carnot to Bonaparte (p.2) Portrait of Lazare Carnot as a member of the Management Board BONNEVILLE François Close Title: Minute autograph letter from Carnot to Bonaparte (p.1 Author: Creation date: 1797 Date represented: August 17, 1797 Dimensions: Height 28.7 - Width 22.3 Techniques and other indications: Autograph draft Place of Conservation: Historic Center of the National Archives website Contact copyright: © Center historique des Archives Nationales - Atelier Pictures websiteImage reference: PC450100264 Minute autograph letter from Carnot to Bonaparte (p.

Innovation and progress in the 18th century<sup>e</sup> century

Innovation and progress in the 18th centurye century

Close Title: Ascension of Messrs Charles and Robert, at the Tuileries, December 1, 1783 Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Date represented: December 01, 1783 Dimensions: Height 78 - Width 107 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) Website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Image reference: 02-016676 / P.

Parisian interiors according to Eugène Atget

Parisian interiors according to Eugène Atget

Small Interior of a Dramatic Artist.ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) Interior of an Employee at the Louvre Stores.ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) Interior of a Worker: rue Romainville.ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) ) Interior of Mr A., ​​Indutriel: rue Lepic.ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) Close Title: Small Interior of a Dramatic Artist.

The legend of Louis Mandrin

The legend of Louis Mandrin

The portrait of Mandrin taken from life in the prisons of Valencia and was executed on May 26, 1755 © BnF, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / BnF image Publication date: December 2016 Historical background The criminality of the 18th century left in the collective memory a name still famous today, that of Louis Mandrin (1725-1755).

In the Maginot line

In the Maginot line

Close Title: In the Maginot line Author: SOULAS Louis-Joseph (1905 - 1954) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 38.8 - Width 47.4 Technique and other indications: Wood, stencil Place of conservation: Musée de l ' Army (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © ADAGP © Paris - Musée de l & 39; Armée, Dist.

Immorality at the heart of the religious struggle during the III<sup>e</sup> Republic

Immorality at the heart of the religious struggle during the IIIe Republic

Home ›Studies› Immorality at the heart of the religious struggle during the Third RepublicThe debauchery of a confessor, by Léo Taxil and Karl Milo.HODELa combiste dance.ANONYMELThe debauchery of a confessor, by Léo Taxil and Karl Milo. © Collections La Contemporaine © Collections La Contemporaine Publication date: February 2007 Historical context A long dispute of more than 20 years Twenty years separate the date of production of these two posters.

Jaurès speaker

Jaurès speaker

Brilliant match of eloquence between MM. Jean Jaurès and Jules Guesde.SOMM HenriJaurès at the tribune.LEANDRE Charles (1862 - 1934) Sketches to illustrate the history of eloquence.ELOY-VINCENTCloseTitle: Brilliant eloquence match between MM. Jean Jaurès and Jules Guesde.Author: SOMM Henri (-) Creation date: 1900Date represented: 1900Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Place of Conservation: Jean-Jaurès de Castres Museum website Contact copyright: © Jean Jaurès Museum Brilliant match of eloquence between MM .

Jacques Offenbach, the XIX<sup>e</sup> century in music

Jacques Offenbach, the XIXe century in music

Jacques Offenbach.NADAR (Gaspard Félix TOURNACHON, dit) (1820 - 1910) Scenes of the Grand Duchess of Gerolstein and Bluebeard of Offenbach.ORLEANS François Philippe d & 39; (1818 - 1900) Orphée aux Enfers d & 39; Offenbach.CHERET Jules (1836 - 1932) Close Title: Jacques Offenbach.Author: NADAR (Gaspard Félix TOURNACHON, dit) (1820 - 1910) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 and other indications: Photograph on salted paper.

The silk industry under the July Monarchy

The silk industry under the July Monarchy

Close Title: The visit of the Duke of Aumale at Carquillat Author: CARQUILLAT (-) Creation date: 1844 Date represented: August 24, 1841 Dimensions: Height 109 - Width 87 Technique and other indications: Table woven by Carquillat in 1844 for Maison Bouvard and Mathevon, after a drawing by Claude BonnefondLampas launched on a taffeta background Place of Conservation: Musée Gadagne website Contact copyright: © Musée Gadagne - Lyon Image reference: 1490 The visit of the Duc d & 39; Aumale at Carquillat.

Jews of Algiers at the balcony of Chassériau

Jews of Algiers at the balcony of Chassériau

Close Title: Jews of Algiers on the balcony Author: CHASSERIAU Théodore (1819 - 1856) Date of creation: 1849 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 35 - Width 25 Technique and other indications: Oil on wood Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D.

"I accuse ...!" By Zola

& 34; I & 39; accuse ...! & 34; by Emile Zola in L & 39; Aurore. © Collections La Contemporaine Publication date: November 2004 Historical background The Dreyfus affair: a miscarriage of justice In March 1896, Picquart, the new head of the intelligence services of the general staff, discovered the identity of the real traitor, Commander Esterhazy.

Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic

Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic

Home ›Studies› Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Date of publication: March 2016 Historical background To At the start of the Third Republic, a regime that he helped to establish, Adolphe Thiers ended a long political career that began under the Restoration.

French intervention in Spain (1822-1824)

French intervention in Spain (1822-1824)

CloseTitle: Episode of the Spanish War in 1823 ... Author: LECOMTE Hippolyte (1781 - 1857) Creation date: 1828Date represented: July 15, 1823Dimensions: Height 227 - Width 254Technique and other indications: Capture of the entrenchments of Sainte- Marguerite in front of Corunna, July 5, 1823.

Kupka and The Butter Plate: Religions

Kupka and The Butter Plate: Religions

Close Title: Religions Author: KUPKA Frantisek (1871 - 1957) Creation date: 1904 -Date shown: May 7, 1904 Dimensions: Height 57.2 cm - Width 42.8 cm Technique and other indications: Location: Paris, Musée d & 39; Orsay, preserved At the Louvre. Final composition intended for the photoengraving of the cover of the special issue of & 34; L & 39; Assiette au Beurre & 34; : Religions (n ​​° 162, May 7, 1904) Place of Conservation: Louvre Museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d & 39; Orsay) / Thierry Le Mage (C) ADAGP, Paris Reference de l & 39; image: 01-021285 / RF52492-recto © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d & 39; Orsay) / Thierry Le Mage (C) ADAGP, Paris Date of publication: March 2018 Historical background "Religions", special issue Launched in 1901, L'Assiette au butter quickly acquired a certain fame which went far beyond the radical, socialist and anarchist circles of the capital.

Jeanne D'Arc

Jeanne D'Arc

Jeanne d & 39; Arc in her prisonDELAROCHE Paul (1797 - 1856) Jeanne d & 39; ArcBERNARD Emile (1868 - 1941) Joan of Arc at the coronation of King Charles VII in the cathedral of ReimsINGRES Jean-Auguste Dominique (1780 - 1867) CloseTitle: Jeanne d & 39; Arc dans sa prisonAuthor: DELAROCHE Paul (1797 - 1856) Creation date: 1825 -Dimensions: Height 48.1 cm - Width 37.8 cm Place of Conservation: Wallace Collection website Contact copyright: The Wallace Collection, London, Dist.

Louis-Philippe inaugurates the Gallery of Battles

Louis-Philippe inaugurates the Gallery of Battles

Louis-Philippe inaugurates the Galerie des Batailles on June 10, 1837. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved Publication date: May 2005 Historical background After the wedding of the Prince Royal, the Duke of Orleans, Louis-Philippe solemnly inaugurates the Versailles Museum in 1837. As early as 1833, influenced by Guizot, he had the idea of ​​restoring the castle and installing a museum dedicated to "all the glories of France".