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Louis XIII,

Louis XIII, "one faith, one law, one king"

Close Title: Louis XIII (1601-1643) Author: VOUET (after) Simon (1590 - 1649) Creation date: 1620 Dimensions: Height 178 cm - Width 142.5 cm Technique and other indications: This composition would be a replica of workshop of a painting by Simon Vouet kept in Versailles Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Daniel Arnaudet / Gérard Blot Image reference: 85- 000138-02 / MV3367 © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Daniel Arnaudet / Gérard Blot Date of publication: February 2018 Inspector of Academy Deputy academic director Historical background The portrait of a baroque painter This composition would be a workshop replica of a canvas by Simon Vouet in Versailles.

Madame Du Barry

Madame Du Barry

Portrait of Madame Du Barry as a Flore. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre Museum) / Gérard Blot Date of publication: October 2012 Historical background From Jeanne Bécu to Madame Du Barry: the new royal favorite disputed Louis XV's last romantic relationship began in the spring of 1768 She quickly becomes one of the mistresses of Jean Du Barry, known as the Roué, a Toulouse gentleman well known in the world of Parisian gallantry.

The Gobelins factory

The Gobelins factory

Title: Visit of Louis XIV to the Manufacture des Gobelins, October 15, 1667.Author: LE BRUN d'apres Charles (1619 - 1690) Date shown: Dimensions: Height 375 - Width 580Technique and other indications: Low smooth, wool, silk and gold thread Conservation place: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Christian Jean / Jean Schormans Image reference: 79-000453 / Vmb14197; GMTT9810; V38412 Louis XIV's visit to the Manufacture des Gobelins, October 15, 1667.

Louis XVI and smallpox inoculation: four royal health bulletins (June 24, 25, 26 and 29, 1774)

Louis XVI and smallpox inoculation: four royal health bulletins (June 24, 25, 26 and 29, 1774)

Home ›Studies› Louis XVI and the inoculation of smallpox: four royal health bulletins (24, 25, 26 and 29 June 1774) Health bulletin of the vaccination of Louis XVI, the count of Provence, the count of & 39; Artois et de la comtesse d & 39; ArtoisVaccination health report for Louis XVI, the comte de Provence, the comte d & 39; Artois and the comtesse d & 39; ArtoisVaccination health report for Louis XVI, the comte de Provence , of the comte d & 39; Artois and the comtesse d & 39; artois health bulletin of the vaccination of Louis XVI, the comte de Provence, the comte d & 39; artois and the countess d & 39; artois close Title: vaccination health report of Louis XVI, of the count of Provence, of the count of Artois and of the countess of Artois Author: Creation date: 1774 -Date represented: June 24, 1774 Dimensions: Height 255 cm - Width 195 cm Technique and other indications: printed Location of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Blot Image link Image reference: 98-019581 / RH2a Health bulletin of the vaccination of Louis XVI, the comte de Provence, the comte d & 39; Artois and the Comtesse d & 39; Artois © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotClose Title: Health report from the vaccination of Louis XVI, the Comte de Provence, the Comte d & 39; Artois and the Comtesse d & 39; ; Artois Author: Creation date: 1774 -Date represented: June 25, 1774 Dimensions: Height 255 cm - Width 195 cm Techniques and other indications: printed Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard BlotLink to picture Picture reference: 98-019585 / RH2b Health bulletin of the vaccination of Louis XVI, the comte de Provence, the comte d & 39; Artois and the comtesse d & 39; Artois © RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Bl otCloseTitle: Health report of the vaccination of Louis XVI, the count of Provence, the count of Artois and the countess of ArtoisAuthor: Creation date: 1774 -Date represented: June 26, 1774 Dimensions: Height 255 cm - Width 195 cm Technique and other indications: printed Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Blot Link to the image Image reference: 98-019587 / RH2cVaccination health report for Louis XVI, the Comte de Provence, the Comte d & 39; Artois and the Comtesse d & 39; Artois © RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard BlotClose Title: Vaccination health report of Louis XVI, of the count of Provence, of the count of Artois and of the countess of Artois Author: Creation date: 1774 -Date represented: June 29, 1774 Dimensions: Height 255 cm - Width 195 cm Technique and other indications: 98- 019593 / RH2eLocation of Co Observation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Gérard Blot Link to image Image reference: 98-019593 / RH2e Louis' vaccination health bulletin XVI, of the Comte de Provence, the Comte d & 39; Artois and the Comtesse d & 39; Artois © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot Date of publication: April 2020 Professor of modern history at the University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis.

Brothels

Brothels

In the living room, scene from a brothel.GUYS Constantin (1802 - 1892) La Fête de la Patronne.DEGAS Edgar (1834 - 1917) Blond housewife.TOULOUSE-LAUTREC by Henri (1864 - 1901) Close Title: In the living room, scene from brothel Author: GUYS Constantin (1802 - 1892) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 22.7 - Width 34.4 Technique and other indications: Brown ink, gray ink, gray wash, graphite, quill Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Louvre Museum) / Michel Urtado Image reference: 15-525204 / RF15830-recto In the living room, brothel scene.

Madame Roland and the political commitment of women during the Revolution

Madame Roland and the political commitment of women during the Revolution

Home ›Studies› Madame Roland and the political commitment of women under the RevolutionManon Philipon, known as Madame Roland. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - All rights reservedDate of publication: December 2008Historical contextWomen's salons in the 18th century Born in the 17th century, private salons held by women multiplied in the following century in Paris and there were more and more large salons such as those of Madame Geoffrin, Madame du Deffand, Julie de l'Espinasse or Madame Necker.

An image merchant

An image merchant

Close Title: An image merchant Author: ANTIGNA Alexandre (1817 - 1878) Creation date: 1862 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Museum of Fine Arts of Bordeaux site web Contact copyright: © Photo from the Bordeaux MBA - Photo L.

Louis XVIII, the image of a modern sovereign

Louis XVIII, the image of a modern sovereign

Louis XVIII, King of France and Navarre. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - El Meliani Publication date: March 2016 Historical background The restored king The defeat inflicted on Napoleon by the armies of the allied powers ended up causing his abdication in April 1814. Aware of his rights (1815 was for him the twentieth year of his reign), it was also in history: if he always defended the rights of the monarch, he also sought to practice a policy of reconciliation and, after 1815, broke away from the "Ultras", the most intransigent faction of the royalist party.

Marguerite Steinheil

Marguerite Steinheil

Close Title: Portrait of Madame Steinheil Author: BONNAT Léon (1833 - 1922) Creation date: 1899 Represented date: 1899 Dimensions: Height 96 - Width 76 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: Musée Bonnat website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - R.

Fires in the Municipality

Fires in the Municipality

L & 39; Incendie des Tuileries.CLAIRIN Georges-Jules-Victor (1845 - 1919) The ruins of the Tuileries Palace.MEISSONIER Jean-Louis-Ernest (1815 - 1891) Close Title: L & 39; Incendie des Tuileries.Author: CLAIRIN Georges- Jules-Victor (1845 - 1919) Date of creation: 1871 Date represented: May 1871 Dimensions: Height 48 - Width 79 Technique and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN -Grand Palais - C.

Marie-Antoinette restores her image

Marie-Antoinette restores her image

Marie-Antoinette de Lorraine-Habsbourg, queen of France, and her children © Château de Versailles, dist. RMN - Grand Palais / Christophe Fouin Date of publication: March 2013 Professor at the University of Paris VII Historical background In 1785, Marie-Antoinette, whose desire for motherhood was finally fulfilled, wanted a painting where she would be represented with her children.

Louis XIV receives ambassadors from the thirteen Swiss cantons at the Louvre (November 11, 1663)

Louis XIV receives ambassadors from the thirteen Swiss cantons at the Louvre (November 11, 1663)

Home ›Studies› Louis XIV receives ambassadors from the thirteen Swiss cantons at the Louvre (November 11, 1663) Interview of the ambassadors of the thirteen Swiss cantons with King Louis XIV © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot Date of publication: September 2017 University d & 39; Evry-Val d & 39; EssonneHistorical contextLouis XIV, head of diplomacyThis painting is a reduced copy of one of the 17 cartoons drawn by Charles Le Brun, for the series of tapestries commissioned from the Royal Gobelins Manufactory by Louis XIV and entitled The History of the King.

Marie Vassilieff, a figure of Montparnasse

Marie Vassilieff, a figure of Montparnasse

Portrait of Marie Vassilieff © Etablissement public du Palais de la Porte Dorée Publication date: December 2016 Curator of heritage, Head of historical collections, National Museum of the History of Immigration Historical background Marie Vassilieff and the School of Paris Born in 1884 , Marie Vassilieff studied medicine and art in Saint Petersburg.

Lucien Bonaparte, a mercantile collector

Lucien Bonaparte, a mercantile collector

Lucien Bonaparte, Prince of Canino (1775-1840). © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Publication date: June 2008 Historical background From the Renaissance, artists and scholars rediscovered the civilizations of Antiquity and were passionate about architecture and Greek sculpture. The vases from the Durand and Canino collections have been irreparably disseminated around the world: they have been bought by major European museums - Paris, London, Munich, Berlin… - but also by a new generation of wealthy collectors eager to set up a cabinet. amateur.

Marriage of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy

Marriage of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy

Home ›Studies› Marriage of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adélaïde of SavoyClose Title: Marriage of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adélaïde of Savoy, December 7, 1697 Author: DIEU Antoine (1662 - 1727) Date of creation: Date represented: December 7, 1697 Dimensions: Height 343 cm - Width 578 cm Techniques and other indications: oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of the Palace of Versailles (Versailles) website Contact copyright: Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Daniel Arnaudet / Gérard Blot Link to image Image reference: 81-000193 / MV2095 Marriage of Louis of France, Duke of Burgundy and Marie-Adelaide of Savoy, December 7, 1697 © Photo (C) RMN -Grand Palais (Palace of Versailles) / Daniel Arnaudet / Gérard Blot Publication date: February 2020 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical background The marriage of the "Little Dauphin" Born in Versailles on August 6, 1682, just a few weeks after the ’Installation of the Court, Louis of France is the grandson of Louis XIV.

Marronnage

Marronnage

Trois Nègres marrons, à Surinam.BRAY Théodore (1818 - 1887) Sheet of French Guiana, n ° 33 of August 15, 1829, title page.Map of French Guiana by d & 39; Anville.Close Title: Trois Nègres marrons, à Suriname Author: BRAY Théodore (1818 - 1887) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 29 - Width 40 Technique and other indications: Watercolor drawing Place of conservation: Musée d & 39; Aquitaine website Contact copyright: © Mairie Bordeaux - Photo B.

The siege of Paris memorial

The siege of Paris memorial

CloseTitle: The siege of Paris.Author: MEISSONIER Jean-Louis-Ernest (1815 - 1891) School: RomanticismDate of creation: 1870Date represented: 1870Dimensions: Height 53.5 - Width 70.5 Technics and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

The morning of 10 Thermidor year II

The morning of 10 Thermidor year II

Close Title: The morning of 10 Thermidor year II Author: MELINGUE Lucien-Étienne (1841 - 1889) Creation date: 1877 Date represented: July 28, 1794 Dimensions: Height 74 - Width 100 Technique and other information: Oil on canvas. 10 Thermidor year II - July 26, 1794 Place of Conservation: Museum of the French Revolution, Vizille website Contact copyright: © Museum of the French Revolution, Vizille, Photo RMN-Grand Palais - M.

Street jobs for poor children

Street jobs for poor children

The Little Laundress. BONNARD Pierre (1867 - 1947) A Martyr or The Little Violets Merchant. PELEZ Fernand (1843 - 1913) The pastry chef and the chimney sweep. CHOCARNE-MOREAU Paul Charles (1855 - 1930) © ADAGP, Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz

Mobilization in the rear: Juan Gris and the

Mobilization in the rear: Juan Gris and the "return to order"

Home ›Studies› The mobilization at the rear: Juan Gris and the "return to order" Close Title: Le Tourangeau.Author: GRIS Juan (1887 - 1927) Creation date: 1918Date represented: Dimensions: Height 100 - Width 65 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: National Museum of Modern Art - Center Pompidou website Contact copyright: © Photo CNAC / MNAM Dist.