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Charles Gleyre (1806-1874). The Reformed Romantic

Paris, Musee d’Orsay -France has so far never devoted monographic exhibition to Charles Gleyre. Yet it occupies a major place in the academic painting in Paris in the mid-nineteenth century.  The smooth perfection of his bill and mostly mythological subjects … Continue reading

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Splendours and Miseries at Musee d’Orsay

At the end of the nineteenth century, Paris became, according to the social changes and urbanization, modern-day Babylon. The figure of the courtesan, half-worldly maintained, simple casserole or close fascinates house girl and inspired generations of artists, writers and musicians. … Continue reading

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