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Archives du mois de August 2016

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- 08 -242016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 10

Two Monuments for One Single Man During the Third Republic (1870-1940), symbols borrowed from the French Revolution of 1789 were systematically used to serve as affirmations of republican governmental power and control: the initials “RF” […]

- 08 -192016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 9

February 1848: a New Revolution The July Monarchy proved to be unsuccessful to respond to the needs of the lower classes whose working and living conditions had greatly worsened. From 22 February to 25 February […]

- 08 -172016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 8

To Arms! French sculptor François Rude (1784-1855) was awarded the commission of the high relief that became known as The Departure of the Volunteers of 1792 ; on one of right face of the arc de […]

- 08 -122016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 7

The July Revolution La Marseillaise was sung during the July Revolution. A portrait realised by French sculptor David d’Anger the preceding year also helped to remember its author. Following his election as lieutenant general of […]

- 08 -082016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 6

The « Illustrated » Marseillaise In 1825, Ary Scheffer (1795-1858) painted a picture known as “La Marseilleise”–as spelled on the engraving–well before the two famous and largely reproduced artistic representations on this theme were realised […]

- 08 -042016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 5

              War Song French composer André Gréty (1741-1813) wrote to his friend Rouget de Lisle : “Your Marseillaise sounds like explosive cannon shots”. The War Song for the Army on […]

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