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David and the Impossible Portrait of Napoleon

David and the Impossible Portrait of Napoleon

Portrait of Napoleon I in Imperial Costume.DAVID Jacques Louis (1748 - 1825) Head Study for a portrait of Napoleon I in Coronation Costume.DAVID Jacques Louis (1748 - 1825) Close Title: Portrait of Napoleon I in Imperial Costume.Author: DAVID Jacques Louis (1748 - 1825) Date of creation: 1805 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 57 - Width 49.5 Technique and other indications: Oil on wood Place of conservation: Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palace - P.

A public decor under the III<sup>e</sup> Republic

A public decor under the IIIe Republic

Close Title: Les Nymphéas, study of water: Le Matin n ° 1 (room II, north wall) Author: MONET Claude (1840 - 1926) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 197 - Width 1274 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas. Detail Place of Conservation: Orangerie Museum Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved website Image reference: 92-000121 / INV20105 Les Nymphéas, study d & 39; eau: Le Matin n ° 1 (room II, north wall) © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reserved Publication date: October 2005 Historical context A climate of trust After the departure of President Marshal Mac-Mahon in 1879 (marking the end of the Republic of the Dukes), the Third Republic, born on the 4th September 1870 on the ruins of Sedan and endowed with constitutional laws since 1875, begins a phase of consolidation and expansion.

Degas and the daily life of the Opera dancers

Degas and the daily life of the Opera dancers

Dancer putting on her stocking, third study DEGAS Edgar (1834 - 1917) Dancer looking at the sole of her right foot, third study DEGAS Edgar (1834 - 1917) Two pink dancers DEGAS Edgar (1834 - 1917) Blue dancers DEGAS Edgar (1834 - 1917) Close Title: Dancer putting on her stocking, third study Author: DEGAS Edgar (1834 - 1917) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 47 - Width 20 Technique and other indications: Bronze, lost wax casting.

From deficit to assignat

From deficit to assignat

The man with the assignats. Aquatint Publication of the caricature announced by the Journal de la Cour et de la Ville of November 17, 1791: & 34; We sell at Webert, bookseller at the Palais-Royal, n ° 203.

The last hours of Marie-Antoinette

The last hours of Marie-Antoinette

Indictment of the trial of Marie-Antoinette before the Revolutionary Tribunal Last letter from Marie-Antoinette Last letter from Marie-Antoinette Close Title: Indictment of the trial of Marie Antoinette before the Revolutionary Tribunal Author: Date of creation: 1793Date represented: October 13, 1793Dimensions: Height 33.8 - Width 22Technique and other indications: & 34; Indictment drawn up by Fouquier-Tinville, public accuser of the Revolutionary Tribunal, against & 34; Marie-Antoinette, qualifying of Lorraine from Austria, widow of Louis Capet & 34 ;.

Les Demoiselles Harvey

Les Demoiselles Harvey

© Photo RMN-Grand Palais - M. Bellot Publication date: February 2009 Historical background In 1804, when Napoleon Bonaparte became emperor, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres surrounded himself with a heterogeneous circle of friends, made up of painters, musicians and his friends from the Montauban region. Ingres, who excels in the execution of portraits and often sketches his relatives and friends, leaves a testimony of this artist as well as of her half-sister, herself an amateur painter, thus contributing to the knowledge of the society of the beginning of the 19th century. century.

Departure of Louis XV after the lit de justice

Departure of Louis XV after the lit de justice

Publication date: April 2018 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background The inauguration of the reign This painting by the painter Pierre-Denis Martin commemorates one of the founding events of the reign of Louis XV. Despite an overloaded composition, the artist manages to embrace all aspects of this public ceremony: places bearing ancestral symbols, the great ones of the kingdom who accompany the new sovereign and the crowd which marks its loyalty to power through cheers.

The destruction of the 1914-18 war

The destruction of the 1914-18 war

Close Title: The cathedral of Reims in flames Author: BOUSSU Emile (1889 - 1916) Date of creation: 1914 Date represented: 1914 Dimensions: Height 94.5 - Width 63 Technique and other indications: Colored pencils, graphite and heightened gouache on beige paper Donation from Mme Boussu, mother of the artist, 1918 Place of Conservation: Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes website Contact copyright: © Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes, Dist.

The tricolor

The tricolor

Close Title: The tricolor flag Author: GEORGIN François (1801 - 1863) Creation date: 1830 Date represented: 1830 Dimensions: Height 66.8 - Width 42.5 Technique and other indications: Wood stencil colored on laid paper Pellerin (publisher ), François Georgin (engraver). Place of Conservation: MuCEM website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

The development of female amateur practices

The development of female amateur practices

Interior of Mr F., Trader: workshop of Madame ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) Interior of Mr F., Trader: workshop of Madame ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) Close Title: Interior of Mr F., Trader: workshop of Madam Author: ATGET Eugène (1857 - 1927) Creation date: 1910 Date represented: 1910 Dimensions: Height 22.6 - Width 17.8 Technique and other indications: Positive photograph on albumen paper after negative on gelatinobromide glass Place of conservation: National Library of France (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Cliché Bibliothèque Nationale de FranceImage reference: RES OA-173-PET Fol Atget 767Interior of Mr F.

The divorce of Napoleon and Josephine

The divorce of Napoleon and Josephine

Letter from Josephine accepting the dissolution of her marriage.The divorce of Empress Joséphine.SCHOPIN Frédéric Henri (1804 - 1880) Close Title: Letter from Josephine accepting the dissolution of her marriage.Author: Date created: 1809Date represented: December 15 1809Dimensions: Height 19 - Width 13.5 Place of Conservation: Museum of the History of France website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Image reference: 01-020762 / AEII13 # 1 Letter from Joséphine accepting the dissolution of his marriage.

Elisa, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and patron of the arts

Elisa, Grand Duchess of Tuscany and patron of the arts

Close Title: Elisa Bonaparte Surrounded by Artists in Florence. 1813 Author: BENVENUTI Pietro (1769 - 1844) Creation date: 1813 Date represented: 1813 Dimensions: Height 325 - Width 485 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Other title: Elisa Baciocchi, Grand Duchess of Tuscany, represented in the middle of her Court , surrounded by artists in Florence in 1813.

The Central School of Saint-Flour (1795-1802)

The Central School of Saint-Flour (1795-1802)

Sketch of a project to fit out the exercise room of the central school of Saint-Flour in the former chapel of the major seminary Program of the course of the central school of Cantal for the year VII 1798-1799 Petition of a drawing teacher, to obtain the necessary material for his teaching Palmarès de l'Ecole centrale du Cantal, 30 thermidor year X 18 August 1802 Close Title: Sketch of a project for the development of the exercise room of the central school of Saint-Flour in the former chapel of the Grand Séminaire Author: Date of creation: 1796 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 40 - Width 55 Technique and other indications: Watercolor on paper.

The Orleans dynasty

The Orleans dynasty

Louis-Philippe, accompanied by his sons, riding out of the Palace of Versailles. © Photo RMN-Grand PalaisPublication date: March 2016Historical contextLouis-Philippe decided in 1833 to create the historic Galleries in the splendid but unused setting of the Palace of Versailles. The political design had guided the choice of the iconographic program.

The crushing of the Commune

The crushing of the Commune

Close Title: Une rue à Paris en Mai 1871 or La Commune Author: LUCE Maximilien (1858 - 1941) School: Pointillism Date of creation: 1903 Date represented: May 1871 Dimensions: Height 151 - Width 225.5 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation : Musée d & 39; Orsay websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

The iconic shipwreck of the French cavalry in Sedan

The iconic shipwreck of the French cavalry in Sedan

The French cavalry at the Battle of Sedan.ANONYME General Margueritte mortally wounded at Floing (Battle of Sedan), September 1, 1870.WALKER James Alexandre (1829 - 1898) Close Title: The French cavalry at the Battle of Sedan.Author: ANONYME ( -) Date represented: September 01, 1870 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Place of Conservation: MuCEM website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - F.

Children in the 1914-1918 war

Children in the 1914-1918 war

The ignoble hostages.POULBOT Francisque (1879 - 1946) We are going to fight.POULBOT Francisque (1879 - 1946) Nobody wants to play the boche.POULBOT Francisque (1879 - 1946) © Collection Historial de la Grande Guerre - Péronne (Somme) - Photo Yazid Medmoun We are going to fight. © Collection Historial de la Grande Guerre - Péronne (Somme) - Photo Yazid Medmoun Close Title: Nobody wants to do the boche.

Entente Cordiale

Entente Cordiale

CloseTitle: Reception in honor of Queen Victoria, in the family salon at the Chateau d'EuAuthor: LAMI Eugene (1800 - 1890) Creation date: 1843Date represented: September 03, 1843Dimensions: Height 83 - Width 1.45Technical and other information: September 3, 1843 Commissioned by Louis-Philippe in 1843 Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

National loans during the 1914-1918 war

National loans during the 1914-1918 war

Credit Lyonnais. Subscribe to the 4th national loan. Subscribe to the liberation loan and the victory is ours. MALHERBE William (1884 - 1951) Close Title: Credit Lyonnais. Subscribe to the 4th national loan Author: Creation date: 1918 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 120 - Width 80 Place of Conservation: Franco-American Museum of the Château de Blérancourt (Blérancourt) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G.

Napoleon's entry into Berlin

Napoleon's entry into Berlin

Close Title: Entry of Napoleon into Berlin. October 27, 1806 Author: MEYNIER Charles (1763 - 1832) Creation date: 1810 Date represented: October 27, 1806 Dimensions: Height 330 - Width 493 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) websiteContact copyright: © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / image RMN-GPImage reference: 87-001239-02 / MV1552 Napoleon's entry into Berlin.