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Louis XIV as Jupiter - Louis XIV as Apollo

Louis XIV as Jupiter - Louis XIV as Apollo

Louis XIV as Jupiter winner of the FrondePOERLouis XIV under the figure of Apollo, winner of the serpent PythonWERNER LE JEUNE Joseph (1637 - 1710) Louis XIV as Jupiter winner of the Fronde © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotLouis XIV under the figure of Apollo, winner of the snake Python © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotPublication date: November 2020Historical contextThe construction of a royal propagandaIf these two works fit into the policy of monarchical propaganda , they are distinguished by their context and scope.

Louis XIII and Poussin

Louis XIII and Poussin

Poussin, arriving from Rome, is presented to Louis XIII by Cardinal Richelieu © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Hervé LewandowskiDate of publication: December 2019 Inspector of AcademyDeputy academic directorHistorical contextA great historical settingInitially commissioned in 1828 for the museum Charles X, who hosted Egyptian and Greco-Roman antiquities in the south wing of the square courtyard of the Louvre, Jean Alaux's canvas was not completed until 1832, when Louis-Philippe had become King of the French.

Lucile Desmoulins

Lucile Desmoulins

Lucille Desmoulins, Horace, Camille Desmoulins. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: December 2008 Historical context The beginnings of the French Revolution In France in the 1780s, the new ideas of the Enlightenment philosophers, defenders of an English parliamentary monarchy, rights of the citizen and the idea of ​​nation, spread to the upper social strata, while the privileged and non-privileged began to show signs of discontent with royal power, the nobles claiming the return of their prerogatives traditional policies and the increase in feudal rights, the bourgeoisie the recognition of its rights and the establishment of an English-style monarchy, and the third estate an improvement in its living conditions, greatly degraded due to the fiscal pressure and the bad harvests of 1788.

Louis XV on the battlefield of Fontenoy

Louis XV on the battlefield of Fontenoy

Louis XV on the battlefield of Fontenoy © RMN-Grand Palais / Agence BullozPublication date: December 2019Historical contextA monarchy in crisis The Salon of 1840 comes at a time of crisis in the regime. Since the spectacular attack by Fieschi in 1835, several attempts have been foiled, but the noose seems to be tightening.

The inauguration of the Suez Canal

The inauguration of the Suez Canal

Close Title: The inauguration of the Suez Canal, November 17, 1869 Author: RIOU Edouard (1838 - 1900) Date represented: November 17, 1869 Dimensions: Height 204 - Width 300 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Castle Museum de Compiègne website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D.

Madame Manet at the piano

Madame Manet at the piano

Close Title: Madame Manet au piano Author: MANET Edouard (1832 - 1883) Date of creation: 1868 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 38 - Width 46.5 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: 93DE6042 / RF 1994 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Louis XVI guillotined

Louis XVI guillotined

Farewell of Louis XVI to his family, January 20, 1793BENAZECH Charles (1767 - 1794) Louis XVI and Abbot Edgeworth of Firmont at the foot of the scaffold, January 21, 1793BENAZECH Charles (1767 - 1794) Farewell of Louis XVI to his family, January 20, 1793 © Photo RMN-Grand PalaisLouis XVI and Abbot Edgeworth de Firmont at the foot of the scaffold, January 21, 1793 © Photo RMN-Grand PalaisDate of publication: October 2003Historical contextThe fall of the monarchy on August 10, 1792, in a context of military setbacks, led to the proclamation of the Republic and the meeting of the Convention on September 21, 1792.

The maquisards

The maquisards

Close Title: Maquisards near Venelles in Sainte-Victoire in 1944 Author: PIROTTE Julia (1907 - 2000) Creation date: 1944 Date represented: 1944 Dimensions: Height 16.6 - Width 23.1 Technique and other information: Silver print Place of conservation: museum de l'Armée (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Paris - Musée de l'Armée, Dist.

May 1968: anti-Gaullism

May 1968: anti-Gaullism

May 1968 poster: Peasants workers, solidarity students ANONYMELa Chienlit c est lui! ANONYME , 7 cm Technique and other indications: Anonymous designer.

Marie Taglioni and the apogee of romantic ballet

Marie Taglioni and the apogee of romantic ballet

© Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Publication date: June 2009 Agrégée d & 39; Italien, Doctor in Contemporary History at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines Historical background Marie Taglioni is one of the most outstanding personalities of the history of dance and the quintessential symbol of romantic ballet; its influence goes beyond the limits of the theatrical and artistic life of the first half of the 19th century to reach the cultural life and even the fashion of its time.

The love merchants of the Palais-Royal

The love merchants of the Palais-Royal

Close Title: Mode du jour n ° 5: the seraglio in the boutique Author: DESRAIS Claude-Louis (1746 - 1816) Creation date: 18th century Represented date: 18th century Technique and other indications: colored print Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN - Grand Palais / Agence BullozPicture reference: 01-022055Fashion of the day n ° 5: the seraglio in boutique © Photo RMN - Grand Palais / agence BullozDate of publication: January 2016Historical contextThe taste for fashion and In the 18th century, engravings featuring costumes, hats and jewelry flourished, reflecting a true culture of fashion in an ever more refined century.

The majority of the Prince Imperial

The majority of the Prince Imperial

Close Title: The Majority of the Prince Imperial Author: APPERT Eugène (1831 - 1890) Date of creation: 1874 Date represented: 1874 Dimensions: Height 15.5 - Width 22.2 Technique and other indications: Photomontage with photograph on albumen paper Place of conservation: National Museum du Château de Compiègne websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - F.

Louis XVIII and the establishment of the constitutional monarchy

Louis XVIII and the establishment of the constitutional monarchy

Home ›Studies› Louis XVIII and the establishment of the constitutional monarchy Louis XVIII presides over the opening of the session of the Chambers, June 4, 1814. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Date of publication: August 2009 Historical context In April 1814 , the fall of the imperial regime is consummated.

Bourgeois marriage in the 19th century<sup>e</sup> century

Bourgeois marriage in the 19th centurye century

Signature of the marriage contract of Prince Jérôme Bonaparte and Frédérique-Catherine of Wurtemberg.REGNAULT Jean-Baptiste (1754 - 1829) Extract from the marriage certificate of George Sand and Baron Casimir Dudevant in September 1822.Close Title: Signature of marriage contract of Prince Jérôme Bonaparte and Frederique-Catherine of Wurtemberg.

Maspero and the creation of the French School of Cairo

Maspero and the creation of the French School of Cairo

Close Title: Gaston Maspéro Author: PIROU Eugène (1841 - 1909) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 20 - Width 15 Technique and other indications: Photographic print on silver paper mounted on cardboard Place of conservation: Library of the Institute website Contact copyright : © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Institut de France) - Gérard Blot website Image reference: inv.

Maurice Chevalier at the Casino de Paris

Maurice Chevalier at the Casino de Paris

Maurice Chevalier at the Casino de Paris © ADAGP, Bibliothèque de documentation internationale contemporain / MHCDublication date: January 2006Historical contextThe Casino de Paris, symbol of the music hall yearsThe French career of Maurice Chevalier is inextricably linked to the Casino de Paris. Without question, the big star of those years is the “Miss”, Mistinguett.

Marignan by Alexandre Evariste Fragonard: The historical genre revisited by troubadour art

Marignan by Alexandre Evariste Fragonard: The historical genre revisited by troubadour art

Home ›Studies› Marignan by Alexandre Evariste Fragonard: The historical genre revisited by troubadour artBattle of MarignanFRAGONARD Alexandre Evariste (1780 - 1850) François I armed knight by Bayard on the evening of the battle of MarignanFRAGONARD Alexandre Evariste (1780 - 1850) © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Christian Jean / Hervé LewandowskiFrançois I, armed as a knight by Bayard on the evening of the battle of Marignan © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotDate of publication: December 2019Historical contextA battle of the Renaissance by a troubadour painter to serve the July monarchy In order to reconcile the revolutionary and monarchical legacies to impose himself as & 34; king-citizen & 34; and to make forget his father Philippe-Égalité, cousin regicide of Louis XVI, Louis-Philippe Ier had part of the Palace of Versailles redeveloped into a historical museum dedicated & 34; to all the glories of France & 34 ;.

Marriage of Louis XIV and Marie-Thérèse of Austria

Marriage of Louis XIV and Marie-Thérèse of Austria

Close Title: Marriage of Louis XIV and Marie Thérèse of Austria Author: LAUMOSNIER Jacques (-) Date represented: June 9, 1660 Dimensions: Height 89.1 cm - Width 130 cm Place of Conservation: Musée de Tessé website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais / Bulloz Agency Photographic Agency Image reference: 08-519147 / LM10.

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial

Lafayette Escadrille Memorial

James Norman Hall & # 39; s Service Record.ANONYMOUS Project for the Lafayette Squadron Memorial.ANONYMOUS Inauguration of a commemorative plaque dedicated to the Lafayette Squadron.ANONYMOUS James Norman Hall & # 39; s Service Record. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - RG Ojeda Project for the Lafayette Escadrille Memorial.

The metro according to Hector Guimard

The metro according to Hector Guimard

Model letters for the exit sign of the entrance buildings GUIMARD Hector (1867 - 1942) Have you ever seen the entrance to the Paris metro? BRASSAÏ Gyula Halász, dit (1899 - 1984) Close Title: Model letters for the exit sign des édicules Author: GUIMARD Hector (1867 - 1942) Dimensions: Height 42 cm - Width 114 cm Technique and other indications: pencil drawing, Cgine ink, gouache, tracing paper Place of conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: Musée d & 39 ; Orsay, Dist.