An international scholarly online history journal on First and Second Empire subjects: articles, bibliographies, book reviews, in english and in french


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The Painting Of The Month : Les chênes d'Apremont
The Object Of The Month : Insignia of Knight of the Order of the Elephant, belonging to Napoleon I
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A new edition of Helmina von Chézy's writings, based on her time spent in Paris at the beginning of the 19th century and which include accounts of the various artistic and stylistic movements, the changing artistic tastes, and the public's reaction to various contemporary French artists, is now available.
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