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Native soldiers in colonial troops

Native soldiers in colonial troops

Dahomey: militiaman, undress.FREVILLE Indochina: trumpet artilleryman.FREVILLES Senegal: spahi, full dress.FREVILLEClose Title: Dahomey: militiaman, undress.Author: FREVILLE (-) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Place of Conservation: Quai Museum Branly - Jacques Chirac websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - D.

The siege of Puebla

The siege of Puebla

General Bazaine attacks Fort San-Xavier during the siege of Puebla, March 29, 1863. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. BlotPublication date: March 2016Historical contextIn Mexico, after a violent civil war, the liberal Benitó Juarez l ' prevailed over the conservatives. The French army then entered Mexico City, where Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg, brother of Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph, was proclaimed Emperor of Mexico.

The social status of the writer in the 19th century<sup>e</sup> century

The social status of the writer in the 19th centurye century

Great race at the academic steeple.GRANVILLE Jean Ignace Isidore GERARD known as (1803 - 1847) Victor Hugo in his living room at 21 rue de Clichy in 1875. MARIE Adrien (1848 - 1891) Great race at the academic steeple. © Photo Bibliothèque Nationale de FranceCliché Victor Hugo in his living room at 21 rue de Clichy in 1875.

Memory of the Paris floods 1910

Memory of the Paris floods 1910

Close Title: Souvenir from the 1910 Paris floods Author: PÉGOT-OGIER Jean-Bertrand (1877 - 1915) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 48.5 - Width 64 Technique and other indications: Lithography Place of conservation: MuCEM site web Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Image reference: 04-509834 / 2002.

From sporting painting to English hunting

From sporting painting to English hunting

The departure for the hunt.VERNET Carle (1758 - 1836) Hunting scene.DREUX Alfred de (1810 - 1860) Close Title: The departure for the hunt.Author: VERNET Carle (1758 - 1836) Date represented: 1787Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Techniques and other indications: Oil on canvas The Duke of Orleans and the Duke of Chartres at a hunting meeting in 1787 Place of Conservation: Musée Condé (Chantilly) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - R .

A Restoration style?

A Restoration style?

Blue silk velvet panelANONYMELit from Charles X's bedroom at the Tuileries.BRION Pierre-Gaston (1767) CloseTitle: Blue silk velvet panelAuthor: ANONYMOUS (-) Creation date: 1817Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technical and other indications: Gros de Tours background, with gilt frame, from Louis XVIII's bedroom at the Tuileries.

Louis XIV's music superintendent: Lully

Louis XIV's music superintendent: Lully

CloseTitle: Portrait of LullyAuthor: MIGNARD Nicolas (-) Creation date: around 1660Date represented: 1660Dimensions: Height 66 cm - Width 56 cm Place of Conservation: Musée Condé (Chantilly) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Domaine de Chantilly) / Michel Urtado Image reference: 17-510739 © RMN-Grand Palais (Domaine de Chantilly) / Michel Urtado Publication date: June 2018 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background An artist portrait Brother of the painter Pierre Mignard, Nicolas Mignard (1606- 1668) has made one of his specialties to portray men and women of the court, including the king and queen.

Marne taxis

Marne taxis

Car of the Compagnie Française des Automobiles. Car of the Compagnie Française des Automobiles. Price poster Car of the Compagnie Française des Automobiles Close Title: Car of the Compagnie Française des Automobiles Author: Date shown: Dimensions: Height 220 - Width 160 Technique and other indications: Eight horsepower motor car with two petroleum gasoline cylinders, body type & 34; Landaulet & 34; ; vehicle acquired by the Compagnie Française des Automobiles de Place (known as & 34; G7 & 34;), used on September 7, 1914 for the transport of troops (& 34; Taxi de la Marne & 34;) Creation between 1905 and 1914 in Boulogne-Billancourt .

Moroccan tirailleurs

Moroccan tirailleurs

Title: Attack of the 1st Moroccan infantry regiment, June 28, 1918, at 5 h 5 m Author: RENOUARD Charles Paul (1845 - 1924) Date represented: June 28, 1918 Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: Exhibited at the Salon of the National Society of Fine Arts of 1919. Photographed by François Antoine Vizzavona.

The matchmaker's theme

The matchmaker's theme

Close Title: The Entremetteuse or the Old Woman and the Young Galant Author: PAOLINI Pietro (1603 - 1681) Date of creation: 17th century Date represented: Dimensions: Height 97 cm - Width 135 cm Technique and other information: oil on canvas Place of conservation: museum of l & 39; Oise (Beauvais) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN - Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier Image reference: 11-538919 / INV68.

Thomas Couture and decadence

Thomas Couture and decadence

Close Title: The supper at the Golden House Author: COUTURE Thomas (1815 - 1879) Creation date: 1855 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 130 - Width 161 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: National Museum of the Castle of Compiègne website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Domaine de Compiègne) / Daniel Arnaudet website Image reference: 98-017537 / C.

Tobacco addiction

Tobacco addiction

CloseTitle: Tobacco addiction or the cult of the cigar.Date of creation: 1842Date represented: 1842Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0Technics and other indications: Lithography, paperCaricarture of the day n ° 44Publisher: Bauger & CiePrinter: AubertLocation of conservation: MuCEM site webContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - F.

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The "shorn" of the Liberation

French women shaved for collaboration. © NARA / Le Mémorial de Caen Publication date: March 2016 Historical context A public demonstration It is estimated that 20,000 to 40,000 women accused, wrongly or because of collaboration with the German occupier, were shaved in France between the middle of the year 1944 and the end of 1945.

Esther's toilet

Esther's toilet

CloseTitle: La Toilette d & 39; Esther.Author: CHASSERIAU Théodore (1819 - 1856) Creation date: 1841Date represented: Dimensions: Height 45 - Width 35Technique and other indications: Oil on canvasLocation of Conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / René-Gabriel Ojédasite webImage reference: 02-012902 / RF3900 © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / René-Gabriel Ojéda Date of publication: March 2016 Historical context Having returned from Italy the previous year, Chassériau, who had just broken off definitively with his master, Ingres, presented several works at the Salon of 1842, including this small painting which today counts among his most famous paintings.

Child labor in the North in 1901

Child labor in the North in 1901

Report of fines drawn up by departmental inspector Emile Caron 0 - Width 0 Technical and other indications: Escaupont (North).

The Treaty of Nijmegen

The Treaty of Nijmegen

Close Title: Allegory of the Treaty of Nijmegen Date depicted: August 10, 1678 Dimensions: Height 175 cm - Width 121 cm Technique and other indications: Interview of Louis XIV and Charles II of Spain, sealing their alliance under the blessing of the Holy Spirit. Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Daniel Arnaude Image reference: 83-000509 / MV3438 Allegory of the Treaty of Nijmegen © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Daniel Arnaude Publication date: June 2017 Inspector of Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background Celebrating peace The anonymous and allegorical painting of the peace of Nijmegen is representative of how the king and his entourage wanted to consider and celebrate this event, reducing it to an Iberian-French dynastic antagonism, although the main adversary of Louis XIV remained throughout the war the Provinces-Un ies.

The Treaty of Versailles

The Treaty of Versailles

The delegation of the Gueules cassées in Versailles, June 28, 1919 ANONYMOUS The signing of the Treaty of Peace of Versailles in the Hall of Mirrors, June 28, 1919 BELLAN Gilbert (1868 - 1938) The Hall of Mirrors prepared for the signing ceremony of the Peace Treaty of VersaillesMEUNIER Madeleine La Galerie des Glaces on the day of the signing of the peace (June 28, 1919).

Souvenir tourism: Americans in France

Souvenir tourism: Americans in France

Saint-Mihiel.TOUSSAINT MichelMiss Dougherty, Williamsport.ANONYMEMiss Willett and Miss Green.ANONYMEGroup of women on a German tank.ANONYMOUS © Collections La ContemporaineMiss Dougherty, Williamsport. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - M. UrtadoMiss Willett and Miss Green. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - M. UrtadoGroup of women on a German tank.

Colonial troops in the service of the fatherland

Colonial troops in the service of the fatherland

Sar Amadou, Wolof class 1900, of the Seventh regiment in Ballersdorf (Haut-Rhin), June 22, 1917.CASTELNAU Paul (1880 - 1944) Group of Senegalese soldiers during the hour of rest in Saint-Ulrich (Haut-Rhin), June 16, 1917.CASTELNAU Paul (1880 - 1944) Four Senegalese soldiers in Saint-Ulrich (Haut-Rhin), June 16, 1917.

Mine workers: the slaughterers

Mine workers: the slaughterers

Close Title: Underground miners carrying out the smelting of coal Author: QUENTIN Joseph Philibert (1857 - 1946) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 18 - Width 13 Technique and other indications: Positive image with gelatin silver bromide on glass plate .Location of Conservation: Museum of Fine Arts of Arras website Contact copyright: © Museum of Fine Arts of Arras Image reference: inv.