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An aesthetic revolution: the <i>Balzac</i> by Rodin

An aesthetic revolution: the Balzac by Rodin

Close Title: Towards The Light at Midnight - Balzac (sculpture by Rodin) Author: STEICHEN Edward (1879 - 1963) Creation date: 1908 Represented date: 1898 Dimensions: Height 19.3 - Width 21.2 Technique and other indications: Gum proof Bichromate on platinotype Conservation place: Musée Rodin website Contact copyright: ADAGP © Musée Rodin, Paris Image reference: Ph.

Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates

Japan's Emperor Akihito abdicates

On April 30, 2019, Japan’s 85-year-old Emperor Akihito steps down from the throne, becoming the first Japanese monarch to abdicate in over 200 years.Akihito was born on December 23, 1933, the eldest son of Emperor Hirohito, who had ruled Japan since 1926. Akihito was born two years after the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, the precursor to imperial Japan’s involvement in World War II.

Mobilization in the rear: Juan Gris and the

Mobilization in the rear: Juan Gris and the "return to order"

Home ›Studies› The mobilization at the rear: Juan Gris and the "return to order" Close Title: Le Tourangeau.Author: GRIS Juan (1887 - 1927) Creation date: 1918Date represented: Dimensions: Height 100 - Width 65 Technique and other indications: Oil on canvas Place of conservation: National Museum of Modern Art - Center Pompidou website Contact copyright: © Photo CNAC / MNAM Dist.

What was Higo domain's relevance with respect to the Meiji Restoration and later (internal) politics?

What was Higo domain's relevance with respect to the Meiji Restoration and later (internal) politics?

Normally, when the Meiji Restoration is considered, the "victors" are listed as Satsuma, Chōshū, and Tosa. This materialised in Satsuma and Choshu leading Imperial Japan's Army while Satsuma and Tosa

Ivory Stool Leg

Ivory Stool Leg

Stools were the most common pieces of furniture used in ancient Egypt. This ivory leg was probably attached to a frame by means of a leather thong lashed through the holes. From its cylinder shape...

Armenia Human Rights - History

Armenia Human Rights - History

The constitution and law provide for freedom of expression, including for the press, but the government attempted to influence media outlets for favorable or uncritical coverage. Broadcast and many larger circulation print media generally expressed views sympathetic to their owners or advertisers--a mix of government officials and wealthy business people--while print and online outlets tended to be more critical.