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Art -- France

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19th century (3)

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View Resource Musee Rodin

The physical Musee Rodin consists of two buildings -- Hôtel Biron in Paris and Villa des Brillants in Meudon (a suburb) -- but the museum's Web site makes it easy to visit both. Hôtel Biron, an 18th century structure that is surrounded by gardens, has a long history available at the Web site. Acquired by the French government in the early 1900s, Rodin rented space there and always intended the...

http://www.musee-rodin.fr/
View Resource Philadelphia Museum of Art: Degas and the Dance

Throughout his prolific career, Edgar Degas had an enduring passion for depicting dance scenes, in particular the world of 19th century ballet. While the real exhibit of "Degas and the Dance" may have concluded in May 2003, this virtual exhibit provided by the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a lovely way to explore the various works of art created by Degas dealing with dance. Appropriately...

http://www.philamuseum.org/
View Resource Stereoviews of the French Second Empire, ca. 1855-1870

Emperor Napoleon III cast a great shadow over France during his reign in the middle of the 19th century, and he brought a tremendous amount of change to the nation. Not all of that change was welcome, and some of it took the form of massive urban projects, such as the rebuilding of Paris. This lovely online collection created by the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections group brings together...

https://uwdc.library.wisc.edu/collections/History/StereoFran...
View Resource Musee des Horreurs

What is this Musee des Horreurs? Visitors will find out soon enough: it is a remarkable collection of 52 hand-colored lithograph caricatures of individuals involved in the Dreyfus Affair in France. These lithographs were originally produced from 1899 to 1900 by an artist who used the pseudonym V. Lenepveu and they document the anti-Semitic upsurge brought about by this well-known event. Those...

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https://repository.duke.edu/dc/museedeshorreurs