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View of the Town Hall in the XVIII<sup>e</sup> century

View of the Town Hall in the XVIIIe century

CloseTitle: The Town Hall and Place de GrèveAuthor: RAGUENET Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas (1715 - 1793) Creation date: 1751Date represented: 1751Dimensions: Height 47 cm - Width 85.5 cmTechnique and other indications: oil on canvasLocation de Conservation: Musée Carnavalet (Paris) websiteContact copyright: © RMN - Grand Palais / Agence BullozPicture reference: 03-011152 / CARP0289L & 39; Hôtel de Ville and Place de Grève © RMN - Grand Palais / Agence BullozDate of publication: November 2015Université d & 39; Evry-Val d & 39; EssonneHistorical contextObserving the capitalThis view of the Place de Grève is dated and signed by the artist, under the cornice of the quay located on the left of the canvas ("Raguenet 1751") .

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Big Foot

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Japanese Religion: Shinto

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Did the fairy craze overlap the UFO one?

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