The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 9

The American Annual Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...Proces de Guttenberg ii Strasbourg," 1841. Upon the death of his father, in 1840, he succeeded to all his honors. In 1841 he was elected a deputy, and the following year took his place in the Academy of Inscriptions and Belles-Lettres. In 1847 he was appointed Curator of the Antiquities in the Louvre, a position which he held until the Revolution of February, 1848, when he was thrown out of oiiice, but on the 10th of December regained it, and had placed under his care the monuments of the Renaissance and modem Sculpture. After a journey into the Netherlands, he published aeatalogue of the artists of that country, and also a work intended to show the state of the arts in France and the Low Countries in the Fifteenth Century, under the Dukes of Burgundy, under the title "Les Dues de Bourgogne." In April, 1847, he was promoted to be an oflicer of the Legion of Honor; and was a member of the commission to the Great Exhibition in London in 1851. In consequence of differences with the administration, he resigned in 185this position as Curator of Antiquities at the Louvre, and was appointed Director-General of the Archives of the Empire, in 1856. A short time before his death he was elevated to the Senate. His latest works were: " La Renaissance des Arts ii. la Cour de France," which was to be completed in four volumes 8vo., but only three had appeared at his death; " L'Union des Arts et de l'Industrie," 2 vols.; and "Inventaires et Documents publies par Ordre de l'Emperenr." Besides these, M. de Laborde communicated numerous articles to the Revue Archeologique, the Revue des Deuzc Hondes, and other periodicals. LAMARTIN E, ALPHONSE Mama Louis Paar nu, a French...
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236913787
  • 9781236913784