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<em>Louis XV child receiving a lesson</em>

Louis XV child receiving a lesson

Louis XV as a child receiving a lesson, in the presence of Cardinal de Fleury and the Regent © RMN-Grand Palais / Agence BullozPublication date: July 2016University of Evry-Val d & 39; EssonneHistorical contextThe education of the kingBecome king at the age of 5 years after the death of his great-grandfather, Louis XV still has to complete his training.

Madagascar. 1925. Outdoor writing work

Madagascar. 1925. Outdoor writing work

Close Title: Madagascar. Mahalsinjo.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1925Date represented: June 21, 1925Dimensions: Height 13.5 - Width 8Location: Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.- G. Berizzisite webImage reference: 96-014554 FondsHaardt / Croisièrenoire4 ° GMH120n ° 1258 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

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.

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.

Louis XIII under the figure of Hercules

Louis XIII under the figure of Hercules

Louis XIII under the figure of Hercules © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Adrien DidierjeanPublication date: November 2020Historical contextCommemorating a victory against SpainThis work is a portrait of King Louis XIII as a hero of Héraclès-Hercules mythology triumphant. This etching would be inspired by a painting by Vignon made for Richelieu the previous year and entitled Hercules Admirandus or the Triumph of Hercules which this time portrayed the cardinal in Hercules.

Louis XVIII crowns the rosebush of Mittau. 1799

Louis XVIII crowns the rosebush of Mittau. 1799

Louis XVIII crowns the rosebush of Mittau. 1799. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: March 2016 Historical context The memory of exile Louis-Stanislas-Xavier, count of Provence and brother of Louis XVI, intelligent and ambitious, left France in June 1791, succeeding in passing to Belgium then that the king and Marie-Antoinette were arrested at Varennes.

Marshal Foch, official portraits

Marshal Foch, official portraits

Marshal Foch BASCHET Marcel André (1862 - 1941) Marshal Foch and the Allies SCOTT Georges Bertin (1873 - 1942) Marshal Foch (1851-1929) VIZZAVONA François Antoine (1876 - 1961) Marshal Foch BOMBLED Louis -Charles (1862 - 1927) Close Title: Marshal Foch Author: BASCHET Marcel André (1862 - 1941) Creation date: 1925 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 57 - Width 42 Technique and other indications: Pastel on paper.

Madame de Pompadour

Madame de Pompadour

Full-length portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour DE LA TOUR Quentin (1704 - 1788) Portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour BOUCHER François (1703 - 1770) Close Title: Full-length portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour Author: DE LA TOUR Quentin ( 1704 - 1788) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 175 - Width 128 Technique and other indications: Pastel Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre Museum) / Gérard Blot Reference of the l & 39; image: 85-001429 / INV27614-recto Full-length portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour.

A manifesto of romanticism

A manifesto of romanticism

Close Title: The Raft of the Medusa Author: GERICAULT Théodore (1791 - 1824) School: Romanticism Date of creation: 1819 Date represented: 1816 Dimensions: Height 491 cm - Width 716 cm Technique and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: Photo (C) Louvre Museum, Dist.

Marie-Antoinette, the unloved

Marie-Antoinette, the unloved

Marie-Antoinette, queen of France (1755-1793) VIGÉE LE BRUN Élisabeth Louise (1755 - 1842) Marie-Antoinette de Lorrraine Habsbourg, queen of France and her children VIGÉE LE BRUN Élisabeth Louise (1755 - 1842) Marie-Antoinette, queen of France (1755-1793) VIGÉE LE BRUN Élisabeth Louise (1755 - 1842) Marie-Antoinette, queen of France (1755-1793) © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Marie-Antoinette de Lorrraine Habsbourg, queen of France and her children.

Modern art dealer

Modern art dealer

CloseTitle: Paul Guillaume, Novo Pilota.Author: MODIGLIANI Amedeo (1884 - 1920) Creation date: 1915Date represented: 1915Dimensions: Height 105 - Width 75Technique and other indications: Oil on cardboard.Location of Conservation: Orangery MuseumContact copyright : © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D.

Marriage of Leopold I<sup>er</sup>, King of the Belgians, and Louise of Orleans

Marriage of Leopold Ier, King of the Belgians, and Louise of Orleans

Home ›Studies› Marriage of Leopold I, King of the Belgians, and Louise of OrléansClose Title: Marriage of Léopold I, King of the Belgians, and Louise of Orléans, August 9, 1832.Author: COURT Joseph-Désiré (1797 - 1865) Date represented: August 9, 1832 Dimensions: Height 90 - Width 116 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Château de Compiègne website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D.

The Louvre in the XIX<sup>e</sup> century

The Louvre in the XIXe century

Napoleon I visiting the staircase of the Louvre museumCOUDER Louis-Charles-Auguste (1789 - 1873) The Louvre of Napoleon III.CHAVET Victor Joseph (1822 - 1906) Close Title: Napoleon I visiting the staircase of the Louvre MuseumAuthor: COUDER Louis-Charles-Auguste (1789 - 1873) Date of creation: 1833 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 177 - Width 135 Technique and other indications: Under the supervision of architects Percier and Fontaine.

Empress Josephine

Empress Josephine

Close Title: Joséphine de Beauharnais, Empress of the French, 1805 Author: GERARD, Baron François (1770 - 1837) Creation date: 1808 Date represented: 1805 Dimensions: Height 28 - Width 27 Technique and other indications: The original of this painting was ordered from GERARD in 1807 and presented at the Salon of 1808.

Distrust of banks

Distrust of banks

Close Title: "You are quiet ..." advertisement for the National Bank of Commerce and Industry.Author: KOLLAR François (1904 - 1979) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 24 - Width 18Technique and other indications: Print photograph of & 39; after black and white negative. For an advertisement of the National Bank of Commerce and Industry, & 34; You are quiet.

Mariette Pasha: a Frenchman to create the Antiquities Service of Egypt

Mariette Pasha: a Frenchman to create the Antiquities Service of Egypt

Home ›Studies› Mariette Pasha: a Frenchman to create the Antiquities Service of EgyptCloseTitle: Louqsor. General view with Auguste Mariette posing. Author: BANVILLE Aymard de (1837 - 1917) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 18.8 - Width 25.2 Technique and other indications: From the Photographic Album of the mission carried out in Egypt by the viscount Emmanuel de Rougé, n ° 47.

The Marquise de Maintenon and Saint-Cyr

The Marquise de Maintenon and Saint-Cyr

Françoise d & 39; Aubigné, Marquise de Maintenon (1635-1719), and her niece Françoise d & 39; Aubigné, future Duchess of Noailles © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christophe Fouin Publication date: March 2019 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background The secret wife of the king Coming from a family of Protestant origin, Françoise d'Aubigné (1635-1719) is the widow of the poet Scarron.

The September massacres

The September massacres

Massacre at the abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, September 2, 1792.ANONYMEMassacre at the Salpêtrière, September 3, 1792.ANONYMEMassacre of the prisoners of Bicêtre and Châtelet, September 3, 1792.ANONYMECloseTitle: Massacre at the abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, September 2, 1792.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Date depicted: September 02, 1792Dimensions: Height 9.2 - Width 15Technique and other indications: Drawing in black ink, gray wash.

The Imperial Menagerie

The Imperial Menagerie

CloseTitle: The Imperial Menagerie, cover page.Author: HADOL, known as WHITE Paul (1835 - 1875) Creation date: 1870Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technique and other indications: Colored lithograph.Full title: "The Imperial Menagerie , made up of ruminants, amphibians, carnivores and other budget-eaters which devoured France for 20 years ”.

Michelet and romantic history

Michelet and romantic history

Jules Michelet (1798-1874), historian. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Publication date: March 2016 Historical context The birth of committed thinkers The July Monarchy (1830-1848) saw the birth and assertion of a new class of men of letters or sciences who, by being for the most part the spokespersons of political, national or social emancipation movements, played a major historical role.