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The "D Day"

Guarding the French beaches. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Blérancourt) / Gérard Blot Publication date: June 2014 Historical background The landing of June 6, 1944 in pictures The landing of the Allied troops in Normandy began on June 6, 1944. During the night, more than 200,000 men were transported near the Normandy beaches, which they began to tread upon at dawn.

The pictorial decoration of the Paris City Hall

The pictorial decoration of the Paris City Hall

Close Title: Decoration project for the Hôtel de ville de Paris: Fluctuat nec mergitur.Author: LAMEIRE Charles (1832 - 1910) Creation date: 1884Date represented: Dimensions: Height 40 - Width 32Technique and other indications: Pencil and gouache. Place of Conservation: Musée d & 39; Orsay website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

The decentering of the Neuilly bridge

The decentering of the Neuilly bridge

The decentering of the Neuilly bridge, September 22, 1772 © RMN-Grand Palais / Agence BullozPublication date: July 2016University of Evry-Val d & 39; EssonneHistorical contextCelebrating the major equipment worksThis painting, completed in 1775, represents the decintration arches of the Pont de Neuilly on September 22, 1772.

The victory parade on the Champs-Élysées in 1944

The victory parade on the Champs-Élysées in 1944

Parade on the Champs-Elysées at the liberation of Paris © US Office of War Information / Le Mémorial de CaenPublication date: October 2016Historical contextShow the “liberated Paris” As they liberated the metropolitan territory, the Allies also regained the possibility of produce the images they want to show, especially those of their victories.

The birth rate in France

The birth rate in France

Fertility by Emile Zola.TOURNON Raymond (1870 - 1919) The greatest danger that threatens France is the decrease in her birth rate.ANONYMOUSFertility by Emile Zola. © Collections La Contemporaine The greatest perils that threaten France is the decrease in her birth rate. birth rate. © Collections La Contemporaine Publication date: January 2006 Historical context From the end of the 18th century, France was illustrated by the start of the birth rate, which is a singular feature of its demography.

Lunch

Lunch

Close Title: Lunch Author: BOUCHER François (1703 - 1770) Creation date: 1739 Dimensions: Height 81 cm - Width 65 cm Technique and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Franck Raux Image reference: 15-527465 / RF926 © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Franck Raux Date of publication: April 2018 University of Evry-Val d & 39; Essonne Historical context A popular artist With Lunch, François Boucher produces a work that falls within the register of genre scenes, a field that he practices briefly before being especially recognized for the variety of his pastoral scenes.

The Second Republic abolishes slavery

The Second Republic abolishes slavery

The abolition of slavery (April 27, 1848). © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. BlotPublication date: September 2020VideoThe Second Republic abolishes slaveryVideoHistorical background1848, the abolition of slaveryAffirming equality between men and their natural right to freedom, the philosophers of the eighteenth century engage in a debate on the legitimacy of slavery.

The last moments of Louis XVI

The last moments of Louis XVI

Farewell of Louis XVI to his family at the Temple. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Publication date: March 2016 Historical background The Convention voted on January 17, 1793 for the death of the king by 361 votes in favor and 360 votes against. Analysis of the images The king is seated. The queen, in a pathetic gesture blending horror with revolt, like a new Niobe eager to protect the royal family, surrenders to her fate.

The departure of Henri IV for the war and the handing over of the regency

The departure of Henri IV for the war and the handing over of the regency

Home ›Studies› The departure of Henri IV for the war and the handing over of the regencyHenri IV leaves for the war in Germany © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Thierry Le MageDate of publication: October 2017Inspector of & 39; Academy Deputy Academic Director Historical background A large gallery for a great queen This painting belongs to a cycle commissioned by Queen Marie de Medici from the painter Rubens in 1622.

Bastille winner diploma

Bastille winner diploma

Close Title: Diploma of Winner of the Bastille Date of creation: 1790 Date represented: 1790 Dimensions: Height 29.8 - Width 34.7 Technique and other indications: Diploma of winner of the Bastille awarded by the Commission of the victors of the Bastille, in accordance with the decree of the National Assembly of June 19, 1790, to & 34; M.

The central dome at the Universal Exhibition of 1889

The central dome at the Universal Exhibition of 1889

CloseTitle: The central dome at the 1889 Universal Exhibition.Author: BEROUD Louis (1852 - 1930) Creation date: 1890Date represented: 1889Dimensions: Height 198 - Width 164.5 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: museum Carnavalet (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - Bulloz Image reference: 00EE10574 / P 2314 The central dome at the 1889 Universal Exhibition.

The School of Fine Arts and its buildings in the 19th century<sup>e</sup> century

The School of Fine Arts and its buildings in the 19th centurye century

La cour des Etudes de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts (Paris) .DUBAN Félix (1797 - 1870) Portal of the Château d & 39; Anet, Ecole des Beaux-Arts.Portique de Gaillon.REY DE SARLAT CharlesLa Fame distributing wreaths .DELAROCHE Paul (1797 - 1856) Close Title: La cour des Etudes de l & 39; Ecole des Beaux-Arts (Paris).

Building of the Napoleonic legend

Building of the Napoleonic legend

Close Title: Bonaparte visiting the plague victims of Jaffa, March 11, 1799 Author: GROS Antoine-Jean (1771 - 1835) School: Romanticism Creation date: 1804 Date represented: March 11, 1799 Dimensions: Height 532 - Width 720 Technique and other indications: Commissioned by l & 39 ;State; engraving dated 1830) Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Louvre museum (Paris) website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais Image reference: 85EE1390 / INV 5064 Bonaparte visiting the plague victims of Jaffa, March 11, 1799.

The Duchess of Berry

The Duchess of Berry

Marie-Caroline de Bourbon-Sicile, Duchess of Berry (1798-1870). © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - P. Bernard Publication date: March 2016 Historical background A pretty widow At the time this painting was painted in 1825, the Duchess of Berry was a young widow of 27 years old. But by the time the picture was painted, it was still popular, giving the royal family the sparkle of youth.

Dufy and the representation of the street

Dufy and the representation of the street

Posters in Trouville.DUFY Raoul (1877 - 1953) La rue pavoisée.DUFY Raoul (1877 - 1953) Close Title: Posters in Trouville.Author: DUFY Raoul (1877 - 1953) Creation date: 1906Date represented: 1906Dimensions: Height 65 - Width 81 Techniques and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: National Museum of Modern Art - Center Pompidou website Contact copyright: © ADAGP, © Photo CNAC / MNAM Dist.

Emancipation in Réunion

Emancipation in Réunion

Close Title: Emancipation in Réunion Author: GARREAU Alphonse (1792 -) Date represented: October 20, 1848 Dimensions: Height 127 - Width 107 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - J.

Emblem of the La Fayette squadron

Emblem of the La Fayette squadron

Insignia at the head of Sioux. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - C. Jean Publication date: November 2007 Historical background From 1914, despite the displayed neutrality of the United States in the conflict between the Allies and the Central Empires, many American volunteers wish to engage and fight against Germany alongside France.

The national loans of 1916 and 1917

The national loans of 1916 and 1917

2nd loan from National Defense ROBAUDI Alcide (1850 - 1928) Subscribe to the national loan Société Générale REDON Georges (1869 - 1943) 2nd loan from National Defense © Collections La Contemporaine Subscribe to the national loan Société Générale © Collections La Contemporaine Publication date: June 2006 Historical context The Great War, a test of nations and populations From the first weeks of the war, in the autumn of 1914, the ammunition and supply reserves of the belligerent armies were exhausted.

The involvement of artists in the Great War

The involvement of artists in the Great War

Patroller surprised by the spotlight.LEMORDANT Jean-Julien (1878 - 1968) The wounded man.LEMORDANT Jean-Julien (1878 - 1968) In the bombed city.LEMORDANT Jean-Julien (1878 - 1968) Close Title: Patroller surprised by spotlight Author: LEMORDANT Jean-Julien (1878 - 1968) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 22.2 - Width 36 Technique and other indications: Pen, India ink, brown and black wash with red pencil lines on white paper Location of Conservation: Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes website Contact copyright: © Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes, Dist.

Ernest Renan

Ernest Renan

Ernest Renan (1823-1892), French writer ANONYMEErnest RenanBONNAT Léon (1833 - 1922) Les Hommes d & 39; Aujourd & 39; hui: Ernest RenanCOHL (Emile) CloseTitle: Ernest Renan (1823-1892), French writerAuthor: ANONYMOUS (-) Date creation: Before 1892 Dimensions: Height 7.4 cm - Width 4.2 cm Technique and other indications: Photograph from the album of 500 contemporary celebrities - Félix Potin collection.