Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture

The Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture was founded in 1648 in Paris, France. It was the premier art institution of France during the latter part of the Ancien Régime until it was abolished in 1793 during the French Revolution. It included most of the important painters and sculptors, maintained almost total control of teaching and exhibitions, and afforded its members preference in royal commissions.
Académie royale d'architecture
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Hôtel de Crozat
The Hôtel de Crozat, later the Hôtel de Choiseul, was a Parisian hôtel particulier, constructed in 1704 to the designs of the French architect Jean-Sylvain Cartaud for the rich banker and art collector Pierre Crozat. It was located on the west side of
Hôtel de Bourgogne (theatre)
Hôtel de Bourgogne was a theatre, built in 1548 for the first authorized theatre troupe in Paris, the Confrérie de la Passion. It was located on the rue Mauconseil, on a site that had been part of the residence of the Dukes of Burgundy. The most
Charles Errard
Charles Errard the Younger was a French painter, architect and engraver, co-founder and later director of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture. In 1666 Louis XIV's minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert sent him to found the Académie de France à
Rue Monsieur-le-Prince
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Château de Montmorency (Val-d'Oise)
The Château de Montmorency was an 18th-century mansion in Montmorency, Val-d'Oise of which today only a few vestiges remain
Molière's company
Molière's company was the theatrical company which formed around Molière from 1648 onwards, when he was performing in the French provinces after the failure of the Illustre Théâtre in 1645. In 1658 the company moved to Paris and, after a successful
Alphonse de Gisors
Alphonse-Henri Guy de Gisors was a 19th-century French architect, a member of the Gisors family of architects and prominent government administrators responsible for the construction and preservation of many public buildings in Paris
Charles-François Lebœuf
Charles-François Lebœuf, called Nanteuil was a French sculptor
Pohlia nutans
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