Janniot frieze at the Palais de la Porte Dor饬 1931
A detail of the frieze, designed by the French sculptor Alfred Janniot (1889-1969) , for the facade of the permanent overseas museum, built in connection with the French International Colonial Exhibition in 1931. Today, the building is known as Palais de la Porte Dor饮 Date: 1931
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Young Louis XIV, King of France, 17th century
Young Louis XIV, King of France, 17th century.. From a painting in the Musee de Blois. Handcolored illustration by Edmond Lechevallier-Chevignard, lithographed by A. Didier, L. Flameng, F. Laguillermie, from Georges Duplessis's Costumes historiques des XVIe, XVIIe et XVIIIe siecles (Historical costumes of the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries), Paris 1867.
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Ms 490. Folio 63r. Roman of Ogier the Dane (Ogier
Ms 490. Folio 63r. Roman of Ogier the Dane (Ogier le Danois), legendary character of the 8th century. Encounter of two armies. Prose chronicle ca. 1405 after 'Chronique rim饠de Bertrand du Guesclin ' 14th century epic poem by the troubadour (trouv貥) Cuvelier, Cunelier or Cimelier. Gothic art. Miniature Painting. FRANCE. PICARDY. OISE. Chantilly. Mus饠Cond頨Cond頍useum).
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