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The Apotheosis of Napoleon III

The Apotheosis of Napoleon III

The Apotheosis of Napoleon III. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: November 2009 Video The Apotheosis of Napoleon III Video Historical background The development of scientific rationalism in the 18th century led to the decline of allegory in art. The pediments of town halls, courthouses, or the decoration of some religious buildings maintained here and there the memory of the genre, but the systematic repetition of some major configurations was not enough to perpetuate the source of the allegorical discourse in the collective memory.

Great radio entertainment or the birth of a new hobby

Great radio entertainment or the birth of a new hobby

Home ›Studies› The great radio entertainment or the birth of a new hobby The orchestra of the Radio-Luxembourg station ANONYMEL The Duraton family receives Maurice Chevalier ANONYMEL Benjamin's team in a studio with Mireille, at the lectern, and Jean Nohain, on the far left.ANONYMOUSCloseTitle: The orchestra of the Radio-Luxembourg station.

The Learned Women, 1682

The Learned Women, 1682

© BnF, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / BnF image Publication date: January 2020 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background The master of the Women's Comedy Molière's comedy (1622-1673) is marked by the important place accorded to women, as in Les Precious ridiculous in 1661, L'École des femmes in 1662, but also Les Femmes savantes, his penultimate play performed in 1672.

The Battle of Isly

The Battle of Isly

The Battle of Isly. August 14, 1844 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot / H. Lewandowski Publication date: May 2005 Historical background Despite the Tafna Treaty signed in 1837, which recognized Abd el-Kader's authority over Algeria, the - he never stopped trying to drive out the French. It was not until 1847 that the Emir surrendered to Lamoricière after a few years of guerrilla warfare.

August 10, 1792 - From constitutional monarchy to the Republic

August 10, 1792 - From constitutional monarchy to the Republic

Home ›Studies› August 10, 1792 - From constitutional monarchy to the RepublicClose Title: August 10, 1792.Author: GERARD, Baron François (1770 - 1837) Creation date: 1794Date represented: August 10, 1792Dimensions: Height 67 - Width 92Technics and others indications: Pen drawing with gouache highlights.

English tea

English tea

English tea served in the Salon des Quatre-Glaces at the Palais du Temple in Paris in 1764 OLLIVIER Michel Barthélemy (1712 - 1784) English tea served in the Salon des Quatre-Glaces at the Palais du Temple in Paris in 1764 the characters .OLLIVIER Michel Barthélemy (1712 - 1784) Close Title: English tea served in the Salon des Quatre-Glaces at the Palais du Temple in Paris in 1764.