Category: The collections

The Last Notes

The fashion of Rossinism in Paris under the Restoration

The fashion of Rossinism in Paris under the Restoration

Rossini supporting the whole Italian opera on his own.DELACROIX Eugène (1798 - 1863) Rossini.MAILLY Hippolyte (1829) Close Title: Rossini supporting all the Italian opera on his own.Author: DELACROIX Eugène (1798 - 1863) Date of creation : 1821Date represented: 1821Dimensions: Height 26.8 - Width 21.3 Techniques and other indications: Extract from the Journal le Miroir Place of Conservation: National Library of France (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Cliché Bibliothèque Nationale de France Image reference: Music Prints IFN-07721522 img 8Rossini alone supporting the whole Italian opera.

Street furniture, a symbol of Paris

Street furniture, a symbol of Paris

Close Title: The Morris column Author: BERAUD Jean (1849 - 1935) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: (corner of rue Lafitte and boulevard des Italiens) Oil on wood Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website entertainment such as theaters or circuses on the boulevards during the nineteenth century resulted in an accumulation of advertising posters made to extol these shows.

The July Monarchy or the triumph of the bourgeoisie

The July Monarchy or the triumph of the bourgeoisie

Close Title: Louis-François Bertin l'Aîné dit Monsieur Bertin Author: INGRES Jean-Auguste Dominique (1780 - 1867) Creation date: 1832 Date represented: 1832 Dimensions: Height 116 - Width 95 Technique and other information: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: museum du Louvre (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - C.

The death of Louis XIV

The death of Louis XIV

Close Title: The Chamber of the Death of Louis XIV King of France who died at Versailles on September 1, 1715.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: after 1715Date represented: between September 2 and September 10, 1715 Dimensions: Height 28.9 cm - Width 38.2 cm Technique and other indications: print Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © RMN - Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Blot Image reference: 95-010422 / INV.

The Moulin de la Galette

The Moulin de la Galette

Le Bal du Moulin de la Galette.RENOIR Pierre Auguste (1841 - 1919) Le Moulin de la Galette or la Matchiche.VAN DONGEN Cornelis, dit Kees (1877 - 1968) Close Title: Le Bal du Moulin de la Galette.Author: RENOIR Pierre Auguste (1841 - 1919) Creation date: 1876 Represented date: 1876 Dimensions: Height 131 - Width 175 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

The Mont des Singes (Aisne) after the apocalypse

The Mont des Singes (Aisne) after the apocalypse

Close Title: Devastated landscape around L & 39; Ailette and Mont des Singes (Picardy). Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1917 Date represented: 1917 Dimensions: Height 6 - Width 13 Technique and other indications: Silver print Place of Conservation : Musée de l'Armée (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Paris - Musée de l & 39; Armée, Dist.

The Western Wall

The Western Wall

© Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D. Arnaudet Date of publication: April 2012 Historical background Student of Delacroix (to whom his career as a “traveling painter” in the East perhaps owes a lot), Bida embarked for the East at the age of thirty and visited Greece, Turkey and Syria. It was on this occasion that he undertook the large drawing of Malmaison, which was presented at the Salon of 1857 with a Refectory of Greek monks following his visit to Mount Athos.

Mucha and the arts of the table

Mucha and the arts of the table

Close Title: Decorative documents Author: MUCHA Alfons (1860 - 1939) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 54.3cm - Width 40.3cm Technique and other indications: Black pencil Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Image reference: 86-000187-02 / RF37321 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

The birth of the bicycle industry

The birth of the bicycle industry

Velocipede of the Parisian Company.BARENNE Charles Les ateliers Clément & Compagnie. French manufacturer of velocipedes.ANONYME Velocipede of the Parisian Company. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.-G. BerizziClose Title: Les ateliers Clément & Compagnie. French manufacturer of velocipedes.

New game of the greasy pole

New game of the greasy pole

Close Title: New game of the mast of plenty.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 51.1 - Width 39.8 Technique and other indications: Photomechanical lithography, paper. Game box cover.Léon Saussine (editor), ParisImp. Roche Frères, rue de l'Estrapade, 17 Paris Place of Conservation: MuCEM website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

Napoleon as Hercules

Napoleon as Hercules

Close Title: Napoléon en Hercule Author: LECOMTE Hippolyte (1781 - 1857) Creation date: 1802 -Dimensions: Height 20.6 - Width 12.7 Techniques and other indications: brown wash, black chalk Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre museum) / Thierry Le Mage Link to the image Image reference: RF 3296 recto - 07-526764 © RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre museum) / Thierry Le Mage Publication date : November 2020

The birth of stardom

The birth of stardom

CloseTitle: Sarah Bernhardt.Author: CLAIRIN Georges-Jules-Victor (1845 - 1919) Creation date: 1876Date represented: 1876Dimensions: Height 250 - Width 200Technique and other indications: Oil on canvasLocation: Musée du Petit PalaisContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz structures of theatrical life.

Napoleon and his legitimacy as a warrior

Napoleon and his legitimacy as a warrior

Close Title: Oath of the army made to the Emperor after the distribution of the Eagles at the Champs de Mars Author: DAVID Jacques Louis (1748 - 1825) Creation date: 1810 Date represented: December 05, 1804 Dimensions: Height 610 - Width 931 Technique and other indications: (December 5, 1804).

The Ossian myth

The Ossian myth

Ossian unites Oïna-Morul and Thormod.FRANQUELIN Jean-Auguste (1798 - 1839) Ossian evokes the ghosts to the sound of the harp.GERARD, Baron François (1770 - 1837) The apotheosis of the French heroes who died for the fatherland during the war of Liberty.GIRODET DE ROUCY TRIOSON Anne Louis (1767 - 1824) Close Title: Ossian unites Oïna-Morul and Thormod.

November 1918: end the war

November 1918: end the war

Armistice negotiations by the Allied War Council at Versailles in October 1918.ANONYMOUS Signing of the armistice on November 11, 1918 in Compiègne in a wagon.ANONYMOUSCloseTitle: Armistice negotiations by the Allied War Council in Versailles in October 1918.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1918Date represented: October 1918Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Location: Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin) websiteContact copyright: © BPK, Berlin, Dist RMN-Grand Palais - Photographer unknown web site Image reference: 04-505531 / 2419 Armistice negotiations by the Allied War Council at Versailles in October 1918.

Stalin's shadow over the October Revolution

Stalin's shadow over the October Revolution

CloseTitle: Celebrations of the thirtieth anniversary of the Russian revolution of 1917Author: KHALDEÏ Evgueni (1917 - 1997) Date of creation: 1947Date represented: 1947Technique and other indications: photographLocation of Conservation: Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz (Berlin) websiteContact copyright: © BPK, Berlin , Dist.

Orientalism

Orientalism

The Sahara.GUILLAUMET Gustave (1840 - 1887) Weavers in Bou-Saada.GUILLAUMET Gustave (1840 - 1887) Falcon hunting in Algeria, the cure.FROMENTIN Eugène (1820 - 1876) Pilgrims going to Mecca.BELLY Léon (1827 - 1877) Close Title: The Sahara Author: GUILLAUMET Gustave (1840 - 1887) Date of creation: 1867 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 110 - Width 200 Technique and other indications: also known as The desert Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay site web Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

The Occupation as a symbol

The Occupation as a symbol

A German sentry in front of Chambord castle. © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-GP - Hanns Hubmann Date of publication: March 2012 Historical background The castle of Chambord under the Occupation From before the start of the Second World War, the castle of Chambord was chosen to protect many pieces of art from the French collections. 'possible bombings.

Worker and bourgeois

Worker and bourgeois

The bourgeois and the worker. 1848. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Publication date: February 2010 Historical background From one revolution to another: 1830 and 1848 While it has multiple causes and knows various actors, the revolution of July 1830 was also a popular and workers' movement. Indeed, during the Trois Glorieuses (July 27, 28 and 29, 1830), it was the insurrection of the Parisian people, made up of craftsmen, shopkeepers, seasonal workers, the excluded and the unemployed, which precipitated the end of the reign of Charles X and the Restoration.

The Peace of Brest-Litovsk

The Peace of Brest-Litovsk

The German delegation on its arrival in Brest-Litovsk.ANONYMELThe Bolshevik delegation on its arrival in Brest-Litovsk.ANONYMECloseTitle: The German delegation on its arrival in Brest-Litovsk.Author: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1917Date represented: 1917Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technical and other indications: Marshal von Eichhorn and, to his left, General Von Bredow.