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The peasantry and social progress

The peasantry and social progress

Close Title: The peasants of Flagey returning from the fair Author: COURBET Gustave (1819 - 1877) School: Realism Date of creation: 1850 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 208 - Width 275 Technique and other indications: also says & 34; Le retour de la foire & 34; oil painting on canvas Place of Conservation: Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology of Besançon website Contact copyright: © Musée d & 39; Orsay, on deposit at the Museum of Fine Arts and Archeology of Besançon (France) / Photo C.

Popular repression of the Municipality

Popular repression of the Municipality

Close Title: The Execution of Varlin Author: LUCE Maximilien (1858 - 1941) Creation date: 1910 Represented date: May 28, 1871 Dimensions: Height 89 - Width 116 Technique and other indications: oil painting on canvas Place of conservation: Museum of the Hôtel-Dieu de Mantes-la-Jolie websiteContact copyright: © Coll.

The slave trade on the

The slave trade on the "Angolan coast"

Tati, nicknamed Desponts, broker of Malembe, coming from his small land, in hammock. Book of barter operations carried out by the captain of the slave ship La Manette, between June and October 1790. Quibangua and interior of a European counter on the coast of Angola in Africa.Black at the Mayombe wood.

The hostages of the Paris Commune

The hostages of the Paris Commune

Commune crimes: Assassination of hostages in the Roquette prison.APPERT Eugène (1831 - 1890) Execution of Rossel, Bourgeois, Ferré, in the Satory plain in Versailles.APPERT Eugène (1831 - 1890) CloseTitle: Crimes de la Municipality: Assassination of hostages in La Roquette prison Author: APPERT Eugène (1831 - 1890) Creation date: 1871 Represented date: May 24, 1871 Dimensions: Height 22.1 - Width 26 Technique and other indications: Belonging to a photographic series: & 34; The crimes of the Commune & 34 ;.

Napoleon III receives the Siamese ambassadors

Napoleon III receives the Siamese ambassadors

CloseTitle: Reception of the Siamese ambassadors by Emperor Napoleon III at the Palace of Fontainebleau.Author: GEROME Jean-Léon (1824 - 1904) Creation date: 1864Date represented: June 27, 1861Dimensions: Height 128 - Width 260Technics and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of Conservation: Musée national du Château de Fontainebleau website Contact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palaissite web Image reference: 89EE102 / MV 5004 Reception of the Siamese ambassadors by Emperor Napoleon III at the Palace of Fontainebleau.

Jacques Offenbach, the XIX<sup>e</sup> century in music

Jacques Offenbach, the XIXe century in music

Jacques Offenbach.NADAR (Gaspard Félix TOURNACHON, dit) (1820 - 1910) Scenes of the Grand Duchess of Gerolstein and Bluebeard of Offenbach.ORLEANS François Philippe d & 39; (1818 - 1900) Orphée aux Enfers d & 39; Offenbach.CHERET Jules (1836 - 1932) Close Title: Jacques Offenbach.Author: NADAR (Gaspard Félix TOURNACHON, dit) (1820 - 1910) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 and other indications: Photograph on salted paper.