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L'université de Liége depuis sa fondation par Alphonse Le Roy
  • Language: fr
  • Pages: 968
La Biographie nationale
  • Language: fr
  • Pages: 20

La Biographie nationale

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1866
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Rise of the Cult of Rembrandt
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 392

The Rise of the Cult of Rembrandt

  • Categories: Art

Rembrandt's life and art had an almost mythic resonance in nineteenth-century France with artists, critics, and collectors alike using his artistic persona both as a benchmark and as justification for their own goals. This first in-depth study of the traditional critical reception of Rembrandt reveals the preoccupation with his perceived "authenticity," "naturalism," and "naiveté," demonstrating how the artist became an ancestral figure, a talisman with whom others aligned themselves to increase the value of their own work. And in a concluding chapter, the author looks at the playRembrandt, staged in Paris in 1898, whose production and advertising are a testament to the enduring power of the artist's myth.

Société libre d'émulation de Liège
  • Language: fr
  • Pages: 28

Société libre d'émulation de Liège

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1872
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Ase Le Roy
  • Language: fr
  • Pages: 50

Ase Le Roy

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1887
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The King's Midwife
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 359

The King's Midwife

This unorthodox biography explores the life of an extraordinary Enlightenment woman who, by sheer force of character, parlayed a skill in midwifery into a national institution. In 1759, in an effort to end infant mortality, Louis XV commissioned Madame Angélique Marguerite Le Boursier du Coudray to travel throughout France teaching the art of childbirth to illiterate peasant women. For the next thirty years, this royal emissary taught in nearly forty cities and reached an estimated ten thousand students. She wrote a textbook and invented a life-sized obstetrical mannequin for her demonstrations. She contributed significantly to France's demographic upswing after 1760. Who was the woman, bot...

Ulysse Capitaine
  • Language: fr
  • Pages: 162

Ulysse Capitaine

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1872
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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L'assistance publique à Paris pendant la révolution
  • Language: fr
  • Pages: 512

L'assistance publique à Paris pendant la révolution

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1895
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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