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Title: The Talisman, the River Aven at the Bois d’Amour Date: 1888 Movement: Synthetism Media: Oil on wood Location: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
Artist: Édouard Manet Born: 23 January 1832, Paris, France Nationality: French Movements: Impressionism, Realism, Modern Art, Modernism Died: 30 April 1883, Paris, France
Artist: Gustave Moreau Born: 6 April 1826, Paris, France French Movement: Symbolism, Orientalism Died: 18 April 1898, Paris, France
Title: Portrait of Émile Zola Date: 1868 Movement: Realism Media: Oil on canvas Location: Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
Title: Cathedale Notre-Dame de Chartes Date: 1194-1260 Movement: Gothic Location: Paris, France
Artist: Rene Lalique Born: 6 April 1860, Ay, France Nationality: French Movement: Art Deco Died: 1 May 1945, Paris, France
Title: Ici, C'est Stieglitz Date: 1915 Movement: Dada Media: Ink, graphite, and cut-and-pasted painted and printed papers on paperboard Location: Alfred Stieglitz Collection
Title: Le dejeuner sur l’herbe Date: 1862-63 Movement: Impressionism Media: Oil on canvas Location: Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France
Title: Jupiter and Semele Date: 1889-95 Media: Oil on canvas Current location: Musée National Gustave Moreau, Paris, France Movement: Symbolism Artist: Gustave Moreau Born: 6 April 1826, Paris, France French Died: 18 April 1898. Paris, France
Lalique’s Victoire sculpture is exemplary of Art Deco style. Victoire stands on its own as a sculpture but is also an elegant touch to the automobile for which it was designed to grace.
Artist: Romain de Tirtoff (Erté) Born: 23 November 1892, St Petersburg, Russia Nationality: Russian-French Movement: Art Deco Died: 21 April 1990, Paris, France
Poet: Victor Marie Hugo Romantic Movement French 1802 - 1885