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Napoleon visitant les pestiférés à Jaffa

French classical painter Antoine-Jean Gros was born on March 16, 1771 in Paris. The son of a painter of miniatures, he studied under Jacques-Louis David. Following the death of his father in 1791, he went to Italy, and it was … Continue reading

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Another great place to check out this summer in France is Marie Antoinette’s Turkish-style boudoir in the château de Fontainebleau. The château is an easy day trip from Paris (follow this link for detailed information), and it’s well worth the … Continue reading

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