Alexandre Lenoir

Alexandre Lenoir

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Marie Alexandre Lenoir was a French archaeologist. Self-taught and devoted to saving France's historic monuments, sculptures and tombs from the ravages of the French Revolution, notably those of Saint-Denis and Sainte-Genevi ve.The ravages of the Revolution caused the birth of the Mus e des monuments fran ais. Thanks to support from Jean Sylvain Bailly, Alexandre Lenoir successfully demanded that all art objects from state properties be gathered together in this museum. These objects were confiscated at different religious houses and stored in a single place to avoid their dispersal and destruction
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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 204g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134920428
  • 9786134920421