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Harvest

Harvest

New imagery. Harvests.Coin de vigne, Languedoc.DEBAT-PONSAN Edouard (1847 - 1913) CloseTitle: New imagery. The harvest Author: Date represented: Dimensions: Height 35.3 - Width 45.2 Technique and other indications: Colored lithograph Place of conservation: MuCEM website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - F.

The majority of Louis XIII

The majority of Louis XIII

Close Title: The Majority of Louis XIII, October 20, 1614 Author: RUBENS Pierre Paul (1577 - 1640) Creation date: 1622 -Date represented: October 20, 1614 Dimensions: Height 394 cm - Width 295 cm Place of Conservation: Louvre Museum (Paris) websiteContact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre museum) / René-Gabriel Ojéda / Thierry Le MagePhotographic agencyImage reference: 00-010467 / INV1784The Majority of Louis XIII, October 20, 1614 © RMN-Grand Palais (museum du Louvre) / René-Gabriel Ojéda / Thierry Le Mage Date of publication: October 2017 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background The end of the Regency In order to satisfy the ambitions of the queen mother Marie de Medici, the Antwerp painter Rubens, then at the height of his artistic glory, produced a large series of twenty-four canvases intended to take place in the western gallery of the brand new Luxembourg Palace.

Look at madness

Look at madness

La folle monomane du Jeu.GERICAULT Théodore (1791 - 1824) La folle monomane de l & 39; Envie.GERICAULT Théodore (1791 - 1824) Close Title: La folle monomane du Jeu.Author: GERICAULT Théodore (1791 - 1824) School: RomanticismDate of creation: 1822 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 77 - Width 64.5 Technique and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

The premiere of Hernani. Before the battle

The premiere of Hernani. Before the battle

The premiere of Hernani. Before the battle © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: June 2012 Historical context After Martignac, more liberal than Villèle, Charles X asked the Prince de Polignac in August 1829 to form a new ministry without taking into account the will of the Chambers. Subject to censorship, Victor Hugo's play is however authorized even though its previous creation, Marion Delorme, had been banned by Charles X for "attacking royal majesty".

Louis XIV by Bernini

Louis XIV by Bernini

Bust of Louis XIV, represented in 1665 © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jean-Marc Manaï Publication date: September 2019 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background The young prince and the illustrious artist As part of the reconstruction project of the Louvre, Cardinal Mazarin planned to call upon the horseman Bernini, illustrious artist Roman in the service of Pope Alexander VII.

Papety, a French artist in Greece circa 1846

Papety, a French artist in Greece circa 1846

Close Title: Athens, the Acropolis seen from Olympeion Hill Author: PAPETY Dominique (1815 - 1849) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 28.5 - Width 44.6 Technique and other indications: Graphite and watercolor , on white paper Circa 1846-1847 Place of Conservation: Louvre Museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - T.