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Alexandre Lenoir, the great defender of heritage

Alexandre Lenoir, the great defender of heritage

Portrait of Alexandre Lenoir © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Publication date: October 2003 Historical context Trained in painting, Lenoir (1762-1839) was above all an art lover. Thus in 1791 he obtained from the Constituent Assembly the authorization to assemble the fragments of the churches and palaces destroyed in the Petits-Augustins convent in Paris, to which were added in 1792 the royal tombs ransacked in Saint -Denis.

The advertising architecture of the Marbeuf garage (Laprade & Bazin, 1928-1929)

The advertising architecture of the Marbeuf garage (Laprade & Bazin, 1928-1929)

Home ›Studies› The advertising architecture of the Marbeuf garage (Laprade & Bazin, 1928-1929) Garage Marbeuf, seen in perspective from rue Marbeuf. Letter on commercial paper from the Marbeuf garage to A. Laprade, June 25, 1929 Photograph of the Marbeuf garage : exterior night view with electric lighting test.

Abolition in the West Indies

Abolition in the West Indies

View of the fire in the town of Cap Français. Arrival on June 21, 1793. Proclamation of the abolition of slavery by Sonthonnax, Commissioner of the Republic, in Creole. 29 August 1793 New maps of the French Republic Equality of colors. Courage. New maps of the French Republic.

1914-1918:

1914-1918: "the war effort" mobilizes all of society

We will know how to deprive ourselves of it.Reserve wine for our hairy people.We will know how to deprive ourselves of it. © Collections La ContemporaineReserve wine for our hairy people. The Great War has been raging for two years, depriving the children of their fathers and mothers of their support.

The Académie de France in Rome: the Medici villa

The Académie de France in Rome: the Medici villa

View of the Medici villa in Rome.TURPIN DE CRISSE Lancelot-ThéodoreView of the Trinity of the Mountains and the Medici Villa GRANET François-Marius (1775 - 1849) View of the Medici villa taken from the Bosco terrace.ANONYMECloseTitle: View of the Medici villa in Rome.Author: TURPIN DE CRISSE Lancelot-Théodore (-) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 24.8 - Width 40.3 Technique and other indications: Drawing.

The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties "

Le Pigall & 39; s.SICARD Pierre (1900 - 1980) Place blanche.GROMAIRE Marcel (1892 - 1971) Close Title: Le Pigall & 39; s.Author: SICARD Pierre (1900 - 1980) Creation date: 1925 Date represented: 1925 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo library of the Museums of the City of Paris - Photo Habouzit Image reference: 90 CAR 1200 (A2) © Photo library of the Museums of the City of Paris - Cliché HabouzitCloseTitle: Place blanche.

June 6, 1944: the landing

June 6, 1944: the landing

American move up in Normandy. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Blérancourt) / Gérard Blot Publication date: April 2013 Historical background The Landing in pictures Created in 1942 by the American authorities, the U.S. For this propaganda purpose, “documentary” photography showing the various battles plays a crucial role: many soldiers are thus responsible for taking pictures which bear witness to Allied successes and disseminate them on a large scale.

The French army at the heart of the conquest of Algeria

The French army at the heart of the conquest of Algeria

Close Title: Le Passage des Bibans or Le Passage des Portes de Fer (October 1839) Author: DAUZATS Adrien (1804 - 1868) Creation date: 1853 Date represented: October 1839 Dimensions: Height 170 - Width 115 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas. Conservation location: Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - T.

Allegory of the creation of the historical museum of Versailles

Allegory of the creation of the historical museum of Versailles

Allegory of the creation of the historical museum of Versailles. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: March 2016 Historical background The Palace of Versailles remained without real employment during the Revolution and the Empire. A "special museum of the French School" had been set up there, a sort of annex to the Louvre for contemporary French painters, but the creation of the museum of living painters in Luxembourg at the start of the Restoration caused it to lose this function.

Liberated Alsace

Liberated Alsace

Postcard.ANONYMOUS & 34; In Alsace! The real plebiscite & 34; .SCOTT Georges Bertin (1873 - 1942) Photograph of the film & 34; Alerte & 34; .ANONYMECloseTitle: Postcard.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1914Date represented: 1918Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technical and other information: photograph, postcard Place of Conservation: Private collection Contact copyright: © All rights reserved © All rights reserved Close Title: & 34; In Alsace!

Historical approach to madness

Historical approach to madness

Doctor Philippe Pinel breaking the chains of the insane. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Publication date: September 2008 Historical background Born into a family of surgeons, the most illustrious of French alienists, Philippe Pinel (1745-1826), received a doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine of Toulouse in 1773.

September 4, 1870: the Republic is back

September 4, 1870: the Republic is back

On Sunday September 4, 1870, Jules Simon proclaimed the Republic on the Place de la Concorde. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - F. Vizzavona Date of publication: August 2008 Historical background The last hours of the Second Empire When the news of the capture of Napoleon III following the Defeat of Sedan arrives in Paris, a certain despair falls on government circles.

Hagar driven out by Abraham

Hagar driven out by Abraham

Agar chased away by Abraham. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Publication date: April 2012 Historical background In 1833, Vernet was the director of the Académie de France in Rome when he discovered Algeria, which France was conquering . Going to discover "topical subjects", there was above all the somewhat hallucinated intuition of the absolute immutability of the Arab-Muslim world, placing it in immediate contact with the decor, physiognomies and outfits of the Bible at the time of patriarchs or Christ.

Adultery in the XIX<sup>e</sup> century

Adultery in the XIXe century

Le petit Parisien publishes Viviane.The voluntary cornard or the convenient husband.Danger of arriving travel unexpectedly.Parisian fantasies. L & 39; Adultery.CloseTitle: Le petit Parisien publishes Viviane.Author: Date of creation: 1884Date represented: Dimensions: Height 130 - Width 0Location of Conservation: MuCEM site webContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

The ancestor of the Universal Exhibitions

The ancestor of the Universal Exhibitions

The Exhibition of French Industry Products in the Cour Carrée.ANONYMETable and toilet chair.DESARNAUD-CHARPENTIER Rosalie (1782 - 1871) Close Title: The Exhibition of French Industry Products in the Cour Carrée.Author: ANONYME (-) Creation date: 1801Date represented: 1801Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Storage place: Carnavalet museum (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Photo library of the Museums of the City of Paris - Photo Ladetsite webImage reference: 1991 CAR 0753 / D 06002 The Exhibition of French Industry Products in the Cour Carrée.

Alphonse de Lamartine

Alphonse de Lamartine

© Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D. Arnaudet Date of publication: March 2016 Historical context Man of letters, politician Alphonse de Lamartine, from a family of the lower nobility of Mâconnais, had immediate fame with the publication of his Meditations poétiques in 1820. He then began a diplomatic career, while continuing his literary work, confirming his reputation in 1830 with the Poetic and Religious Harmonies and his election to the French Academy.

Ali Ben Ahmed, Caliph of Constantine, during the French conquest of Algeria

Ali Ben Ahmed, Caliph of Constantine, during the French conquest of Algeria

Home ›Studies› Ali Ben Ahmed, Caliph of Constantine, during the French conquest of AlgeriaClose Title: Ali Ben Ahmed, ..., followed by his escort in sight of the city of Constantine.Author: CHASSERIAU Théodore (1819 - 1856) Date of creation: 1845 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 325 - Width 260 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas.

The apotheosis of Henry IV and the proclamation of the regency of Marie de Medici

The apotheosis of Henry IV and the proclamation of the regency of Marie de Medici

Home ›Studies› The Apotheosis of Henri IV and the proclamation of the regency of Marie de MediciClose Title: The Apotheosis of Henri IV and the proclamation of the regency of Marie de Medici, May 14, 1610 (1577 - 1640) Date of creation: 1622 -Date represented: May 14, 1610 Dimensions: Height 394 cm - Width 727 cm Place of Conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre museum) / René Gabriel Ojéda / Thierry Le Mage Photographic agency Image reference: 00-010483 / INV1779 The Apotheosis of Henry IV and the proclamation of the regency of Marie de Medici, May 14, 1610 © RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre museum ) / René-Gabriel Ojéda / Thierry Le Mage Date of publication: October 2017 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background The central piece of the Rubens gallery In the preparatory program for the work of the Medici gallery, negotiated in 1622 between the famous painter from Antwerp Pierre-Paul Rubens and the entourage of Marie de Medici, sponsor and heroine of the pictorial cycle, it is a question of representing "Le Roy ravy au ciel" and the "Régence de la Reyne" in a single large canvas intended to become the play central of the west gallery of the Luxembourg Palace.

From anti-bolshevism to anti-communism

From anti-bolshevism to anti-communism

How to vote against Bolshevism? BARRIÈRE Adrien (1877 - 1931) Against Stalin's valets, vote National. PETIT H. How to vote against Bolshevism? © Collections La ContemporaineContre les valets de Stalin, vote National. © Collections La ContemporainePublication date: January 2006Historical contextAntibolchevism, then the anti-communism which succeeded it, arose and subsided in France as the communist movement progressed and declined.

Workshop of Princess Marie d'Orléans

Workshop of Princess Marie d'Orléans

Close Title: Workshop of Princess Marie of Orleans Author: LAFAYE Prosper (1806 - 1883) Creation date: 1842 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 55 - Width 87 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas commissioned by Louis-Philippe for the castle of Saint-Germain-en-Laye in 1842 Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Image reference: 91DE584 / MV 6120 Workshop of Princess Marie d & 39; Orléans.