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L’Astronomer

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The Astronomer The Geographer, The Philosopher, The Astrologist, The Astronomer
Johannes Vermeer (1632 – 1675) Age 43

l'astonome
Musée du Louvre (1668)
Département des Peintures : Peinture hollandaise

Richelieu Wing (North Wing of the Louvre)
2nd Floor
Room 38 (Holland, second half of the 17th century

Also see:
The Lacemaker (Louvre)
The Geographer (Städel Museum, Frankfort)

La Danse

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Cinema

La Danse — Le Ballet de l’Opera de Paris (Dance Documentary)
Frederick Wiseman (2009)

Le Louvre ou D’Orsay?

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David (Recamier)Manet

The Louvre or Musée d’Orsay?

One of these is an impressionist painting entitled Olympia, by David Manet

The other (neo-classical) is Juliette Récamier, by Jacques-Louis David
(a recamier is also a backless couch with a high curved headrest and low footrest – Merriam-Webster)

Odalisque
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grande_Odalisque
http://cartelfr.louvre.fr/cartelfr/visite?srv=car_not_frame&idNotice=10214

Le Chat Mort (Géricault)

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(le shah morr)

The Dead Cat Le Louvre
La Chat Mort
According to my Louvre Calendar, Le Chat Mort was acquired in 2003 and at one time “bought from a second-hand dealer who had no idea of the treasure in his hand”

Sully Wing
2nd Floor
Room 61

Théodore Géricault (1791 – 1824)
(Tay-oh-DOOR jay-ree-KO)

1st Major Work: The Charging Chasseur and the Wounded Cuirassier
Known for: The Raft of the Medusa (1818)

Other areas of specialization:
10 Portraits of the Insane
Still Lives of Severed Heads and Limbs
Anatomy and Action of Horses

Géricault’s Grave at Pere Lachaise

Also See:
Le Singe Peintre (The Monkey Painter) Le Louvre
Jean-Siméon Chardin
Chat Assis (Seated Cat) Le Louvre
Egyptian Antiquity
Dora Maar au Chat (Dora Maar with Cat)
Pablo Picasso (1941)

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