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    "There are invitations that do not refuse, especially when they seem to have taken the path of those chances that are not.Indeed, it was Cour Visconti, at the Ecole du Louvre, who taught me the little I know about the art of Islam forty years ago, to the day or almost, when I still imagined myself curator of museums, before leaving the right path to...
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    This finely carved gold ring, representing a snake, comes to us from the surroundings of Cnide, on the west coast of Asia Minor, which was a rich Lacedonian colony. It is difficult to give an exact age to this jewel, but it is likely that it dates from the"Classical Period" that saw the princes of Asia Minor compete for sumptuous luxury. It is in the...
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    This jewel is inspired by a gold leaf from the laurel wreath worn by Napoleon during his coronation at Notre-Dame on December 2, 1804. This wreath, which can be found on various paintings representing the Emperor in coronation costume or on that of the coronation itself, painted by David, was destroyed during the Restoration. While the painter...
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    Of modest origin, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux had a difficult youth. Received in 1844 at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, he entered the Atelier de Rude in 1846. Napoleon III remarked on it and the orders flowed in, notably the dance group for the Opera facade and the four parts of the world for the Observatory's fountain.Reproduction in patinated resin...
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    This feminine statuette or "Venus" was discovered at the end of the 19th century in the Balzi Rossi caves at Grimaldi in Italy, near the Franco-Italian border. It is attributed to the gravettian period (around 25,000 years). Shaped in brown steatite, this figurine has a generous body, with exaggerated sexual characters, but, on the contrary, a head and...
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    This feminine statuette or "Venus" was discovered at the end of the 19th century in the Balzi Rossi caves at Grimaldi in Italy, near the Franco-Italian border. It is attributed to the gravettian period (around -25,000 years). This figurine sculpted in green soapstone was nicknamed "the Lozenge" because of a losangic silhouette, with a generous body but a...
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    Exhibited at the 1853 Salon, Chassériau's painting was very well received by critics, to the point that the State bought it shortly after the opening. Considered a pearl of the French school, the painting entered the Musée du Luxembourg in 1856. This scene aroused enthusiasm: these ancient, indolent and lascivious beauties in the abandonment of their...
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    The Raft of La Méduse is an oil painting on canvas, painted between 1818 and 1819 by the French romantic painter and lithographer Théodore Géricault (1791-1824). Its initial title, given by Géricault during his first presentation, is Scène d' un naufrage. The original painting, very large (491 cm high and 716 cm wide), represents a tragic episode in the...
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    French painter and engraver, Henri Georges Troussard was awarded numerous prizes in both disciplines, including the First Grand Prix of Rome in 1926. Size of paper sheetHeight: 56 cmWidth: 76 cmArtist and engraver: Henri Georges Troussard, 1896-1953, FranceMuseum: Paris - Louvre museumPublisher: rmngp
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