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Jacques-Louis David (Paris 1748-1825 Brussels) Portrait of Mademoiselle Guimard as Terpsichore oil on canvas The genesis of this spirited, l...

Jacques-Louis David (Paris Brussels) Portrait of Mademoiselle Guimard as Terpsichore oil on canvas The genesis of this spirited, life-sized, full-length portrait of the celebrated dancer and courtesan Marie-Madeleine Guimard

In the small town of Grasse in the hills behind Cannes is the century old house of Fragonard, creating perfume since 1782.

A rococo portrait by Fragonard. Affiche Musée Fragonard in Grasse on the French Riviera. The town is considered the world's capital of perfume and was made "Ville d'Art et d'Histoire"

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Created in Bruges in the 2nd quarter of the 16th century: a millefleurs tapestry with armorials (169 x 390 cm) from the collection of De Wit Fine Tapestries. Millefleur refers to many small flowers and plants in the background. A popular motif in French and Flemish tapestry in that time.

Created in Bruges in the 2nd quarter of the 16th century: a millefleurs tapestry with armorials (169 x 390 cm) from the collection of De Wit Fine Tapestries. Millefleur refers to many small flowers and plants in the background. A popular motif in French and Flemish tapestry in that time.