Musee de Peinture Et de Sculpture Ou Recueil Des Principaux Tableaux Statues Et Bas-Reliefs Des Collections Publiques Et Particulieres de L'Europe Volume 4

Musee de Peinture Et de Sculpture Ou Recueil Des Principaux Tableaux Statues Et Bas-Reliefs Des Collections Publiques Et Particulieres de L'Europe Volume 4

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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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...a enlever le pape Jules II, mais il ne voulut pas consentir a le faire empoisonner. Apres la bataille de Marignan, Francois Ier voulut etre arme chevalier par Bayard, comme en etant repute le plus digne. Il vint ensuite forcer Charles V de lever le siege de Mezieres, et par cette action courageuse il delivra Paris, ou il fut fait chevalier de Saint-Michel. Retournant en Italie, lors d'une retraite au passage de la Sesia, il fut tue le 3o avril i5a4, et avant de mourir, il reprocha au connetable de Bourbon de se battre contre la France sa patrie. M. Moutoni, auteur de cette statue, a represente Bayard tenant son epee d'une main et son bouclier de l'autre. Haut., ia pieds. 'SCL'Ll'TL'RE. --&-M0NT01M. -m&-ci-PARIS.( BAYARD. Pierre du Terrail, seigneur M Bayard, was born in 1476. Unassuming and religious, he had the virtues of a philosopher; courageous and magnanimous, he had those of a warrior; so much so that he was called, le chevalier sans peur et sans reproche. At thirteen years of age Bayard was admitted among the duke de Savoy's pages, he afterwards passed into the service of Charles VIII. It was the age of tournaments, but young Bayard also distinguished himself in other scenes; he followed the king to the wars of Italy. When but eighteen, he had two horses killed under him at the battle of Fornua. During the reign of Louis XII, like a second Codes, he defended a bridge at Genoa; he then took a fort which decided the submission of that city. At Padua, he signalized himself so greatly, that...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236906799
  • 9781236906793