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Andre Gide

Andre Gide

CloseTitle: André Gide and his friends at the Moorish Café at the 1900 Universal Exhibition.Author: BLANCHE Jacques Emile (1861 - 1942) Creation date: 1901Date represented: 1901Dimensions: Height 156 - Width 220Technique and other indications: Oil on canvasLocation of Conservation: Rouen Museum of Fine Arts website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Image reference: 00EE9518 / Inv.

Food in the XIX<sup>e</sup> and XX<sup>e</sup> centuries

Food in the XIXe and XXe centuries

Fat menu and kitchen utensils.CHARDIN Jean Siméon (1699 - 1779) Peasant scene: shelling beans.HUMBERT DE MOLARD Louis Adolphe (1800 - 1874) Still life with basket or La Table de cuisine.CEZANNE Paul (1839 - 1906) Paris in the morning; la crémière.HUREL Suzanne (1876 - 1956) Close Title: Menu of fat and kitchen utensils.

1918: the end of the fighting attracts crowds

1918: the end of the fighting attracts crowds

Boulevard Bonne-Nouvelle, November 11, 1918.DEVAMBEZ André (1867 - 1944) The boulevard and Porte Saint-Denis, November 11, 1918.LEPRINCE JeanL & 39; President Wilson's escort, place Saint-Augstin, December 14, 1918.DEVAMBEZ André (1867 - 1944) Close Title: Boulevard Bonne-Nouvelle, November 11, 1918 Author: DEVAMBEZ André (1867 - 1944) Date represented: November 11, 1918 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: Exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1919.

Nijinsky's Afternoon of a Faun

Nijinsky's Afternoon of a Faun

The Afternoon of a Faun.BAKST Lev Samoylevich Rosenberg, aka Leon (1866 - 1924) Nijinsky in the role of the Faun.GAYNE DE MEYER Adolf de (1868 - 1946) Lydia Nelidova and Vaslav Nijinsky in & 34; The Afternoon of a Faun & 34;. GAYNE DE MEYER Adolf de (1868 - 1946) © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reservedCloseTitle: Nijinsky in the role of the Faun.

Alsace, year zero

Alsace, year zero

CloseTitle: French children playing with weapons left by the German army during his retirementAuthor: ANONYMOUS (-) Date of creation: 1944Date represented: 1944Technique and other indications: photograph / Oberhoffen, Alsace Place of conservation: Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin) site webContact copyright: © BPK, Berlin, dist.

The 9 Thermidor

The 9 Thermidor

Table on which Robespierre was lying wounded, 9 Thermidor Year II (July 27, 1794) Phrygian caps, emblems added in the revolutionary period to the four corners of the table Bundles of lictors surmounted by Phrygian caps, emblems added to the table ; Revolutionary periodCloseTitle: Table on which Robespierre was lying wounded, 9 Thermidor Year II (July 27, 1794).

1<sup>er</sup> May 1936

1er May 1936

CloseTitle: May 1, 1936Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1936Date represented: May 01, 1936Dimensions: Height 121 - Width 80Technique and other indications: Poster by Flo for the CGTLocation of Conservation: CIRIP / GesgonContact copyright: © CIRIP - Photo Alain GESGON - All rights reserved © CIRIP - Photo Alain GESGON - All rights reserved Date of publication: October 2003 Historical context A singular May 1st In 1936, May 1st occurs barely two months after the Confederal Congress in Toulouse (March 2-5) which reunites the CGT and the CGTU, torn apart since 1922 but both have signed the popular rally program since January.

The completion of the conquest of Algeria

The completion of the conquest of Algeria

Close Title: Storming of Zaatcha by Colonel Canrobert, November 26, 1849.Author: BEAUCE Jean-Adolphe (1818 - 1875) Creation date: 1855Date represented: November 26, 1849Dimensions: Height 237 - Width 388Technics and other indications: Ordered by Napoleon III for the historical museum of Versailles Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Anti-clericalism in the early XIX<sup>e</sup> century

Anti-clericalism in the early XIXe century

CloseTitle: Caricature of a clergyman holding a crossAuthor: DELACROIX Eugène (1798 - 1863) Creation date: 1822Date represented: 1820Dimensions: Height 14.6 - Width 8.3Technique and other indications: (Priest standing three-quarter to the right brandishing a crucifix) Watercolor, pen, black ink, white paper Place of Conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - M.

The Apotheosis of Napoleon III

The Apotheosis of Napoleon III

The Apotheosis of Napoleon III. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: November 2009 Video The Apotheosis of Napoleon III Video Historical background The development of scientific rationalism in the 18th century led to the decline of allegory in art. The pediments of town halls, courthouses, or the decoration of some religious buildings maintained here and there the memory of the genre, but the systematic repetition of some major configurations was not enough to perpetuate the source of the allegorical discourse in the collective memory.

Allegory of the Return of the Bourbons on April 24, 1814: Louis XVIII raising France from its ruins

Allegory of the Return of the Bourbons on April 24, 1814: Louis XVIII raising France from its ruins

Home ›Studies› Allegory of the Return of the Bourbons on April 24, 1814: Louis XVIII raising France from its ruins Allegory of the return of the Bourbons on April 24, 1814: Louis XVIII raising France from its ruins © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: March 2016 Historical Context The Restored Monarchy No one would have dreamed of restoring the Bourbons to the throne of France if the defeat and then the abdication of Napoleon had not created a political vacuum necessary to fill, nor, above all, if the Allied Powers and in particular Russia did not 'had clearly expressed their choice in this direction.

The Terrible Year

The Terrible Year

Close Title: The Enigma Author: DORE Gustave (1832 - 1883) Creation date: 1871 Represented date: 1871 Dimensions: Height 130 - Width 195.5 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H. Lewandowskisite webImage reference: 99DE5012 / RF 1983-99 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Turkish Ambassador Mehemet Effendi at the Tuileries Gardens

Turkish Ambassador Mehemet Effendi at the Tuileries Gardens

Arrival of the Turkish Embassy led by Mehemet Effendi to the Tuileries Gardens, March 21, 1721 © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christophe Fouin Date of publication: October 2020 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background A masterful testimony Landed in France in November 1720, Ambassador Yirmisekiz Mehemet Effendi (1670-1732) entered the capital on March 8 .

Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis-Charles-Henri Cléral de Tocqueville. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D. Arnaudet Date of publication: July 2008 Historical context Tocqueville in America Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859), French historian, thinker and publicist of the Malesherbes family, belongs to a noble family who narrowly escaped the Jacobin Terror.

The poster, the lethal weapon of the Russian civil war

The poster, the lethal weapon of the Russian civil war

October 1917, the giant Capital falls under the mass of workers © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / BPK image Publication date: April 2019 Historical background The revolution under siege The Bolsheviks have seized power in a clever coup, but they still have an entire nation to conquer.

The golden age of the press

The golden age of the press

To “The French Republic” .GERVEX Henri (1852 - 1929) The editorial staff of the Journal des Débats in 1889.BERAUD Jean (1849 - 1935) Close Title: To “The French Republic”. Author: GERVEX Henri (1852 - 1929) Date of creation: 1890Date represented: 1890Dimensions: Height 145 - Width 217Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas.

The Académie de France in Rome: the Mancini Palace

The Académie de France in Rome: the Mancini Palace

View of Mancini Palace.PIRANESE Giovanni Battista Piranesi, aka (1720) Palace of the Academy of France in Rome.PERCIER Charles (1764 - 1838) Close Title: View of Mancini Palace.Author: PIRANESE Giovanni Battista Piranesi, known as (1720 - ) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 40.6 - Width 62.3 Technique and other indications: Etching.

Zola's Money

Zola's Money

CloseTitle: Gil Blas - l & 39; Argent.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1890Date represented: 1890Dimensions: Height 122 - Width 0Technics and other indications: Colored lithograph.Publisher poster, From November 29, read in the Gil Blas, l & 39; Argent.Conservation place: MuCEM websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

An army in search of ideals

An army in search of ideals

The stragglers, snow effect. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H. Lewandowski Publication date: March 2016 Historical background The Second Empire has always maintained, in France and in its colonies, a large army in order to support, with varying fortunes, both the national security than the defense of interests and possessions abroad.

Firefighter art, an official art

Firefighter art, an official art

Birth of Venus.CABANEL Alexandre (1823 - 1889) Napoleon III.CABANEL Alexandre (1823 - 1889) Baroness Nathaniel de Rothschild.GEROME Jean-Léon (1824 - 1904) Madame Léopold Stern.BONNAT Léon (1833 - 1922) Close Title: Birth of Venus Author: CABANEL Alexandre (1823 - 1889) Date of creation: 1863 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 130 - Width 225 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas.