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Map of northern France; all of the sites have separate entries in this dictionary....

Map of northern France; all of the sites have separate entries in this dictionary

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Saint-Denis Abbey, west front, begun c. 1135; Photo credit: Anthony Scibilia/Art Resource,....

Saint-Denis Abbey, west front, begun c. 1135; Photo credit: Anthony Scibilia/Art Resource, NY

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Toulouse, St Sernin

Toulouse, St Sernin, nave looking east, late 11th century; photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

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Autun Cathedral

Autun Cathedral, interior looking east, begun c. 1120; photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

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Chartres Cathedral, west façade; Photo credit: Vanni/Art Resource, NY....

Chartres Cathedral, west façade; Photo credit: Vanni/Art Resource, NY

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Sainte-Chapelle, interior of the upper chapel looking east

Paris, Sainte-Chapelle, interior of the upper chapel looking east, begun 1239–43; photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Rouen, St Maclou

Rouen, St Maclou, west façade, 1432–1521; photo credit: Foto Marburg/Art Resource, NY

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Château Comtal, Carcassonne, France, 12th and 13th centuries; Photo credit: SEF/Art Resour....

Château Comtal, Carcassonne, France, 12th and 13th centuries; Photo credit: SEF/Art Resource, NY

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Château of Chambord, exterior view, begun 1519; photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY ....

Château of Chambord, exterior view, begun 1519; photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

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Pierre Lescot: façade of the Cour Carrée, Palais du Louvre, Paris, 1546; Photo credit: Eri....

Pierre Lescot: façade of the Cour Carrée, Palais du Louvre, Paris, 1546; Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Galerie François I

Château of Fontainebleau, Galerie François I by Rosso Fiorentino and Francesco Primaticcio, 1532–9; photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Château of Blérancourt, begun 1612 (destr.), by Salomon de Brosse; reconstruction drawing....

Château of Blérancourt, begun 1612 (destr.), by Salomon de Brosse; reconstruction drawing

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Château de Versailles, aerial view; Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resourc....

Château de Versailles, aerial view; Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Rococo interior by Germain Boffrand, Salon Ovale (Salon de la Princesse), Hôtel de Soubise....

Rococo interior by Germain Boffrand, Salon Ovale (Salon de la Princesse), Hôtel de Soubise, Paris, 1735–9; Photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

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Ste Genevieve, view of facade

Jacques-Germain Soufflot: Ste Geneviève (now the Panthéon), Paris, view of façade, begun 1755; photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Pierre-Alexandre Vignon: façade of La Madeleine, Paris, 1806–42; photo credit: Giraudon/Ar....

Pierre-Alexandre Vignon: façade of La Madeleine, Paris, 1806–42; photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève

Henri Labrouste: Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Place du Panthéon, Paris, 1839–51; photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Reading-room of the Bibliothèque Nationale

Henri Labrouste: reading-room of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, 1860–67; photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Eiffel Tower

Gustave Eiffel: Eiffel Tower, Champ-de-Mars, Paris, 1887–9; photo credit: Timothy McCarthy/Art Resource, NY

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Villa Savoye

Le Corbusier: Villa Savoye, Poissy-sur-Seine, 1929–31; © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris, photo credit: Anthony Scibilia/Art Resource, NY

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Notren Dame du Haut

Le Corbusier: Notre-Dame-du-Haut, Ronchamp, 1950–55; © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris/FLC, photo credit: Vanni/Art Resource, NY

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Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, abbey church, nave with ceiling paintings, c. 1100; photo credit....

Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, abbey church, nave with ceiling paintings, c. 1100; photo credit: Vanni/Art Resource, NY

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God as Architect of the World; miniature from a Bible moralisée, from Paris, c. 1220–30 (V....

God as Architect of the World; miniature from a Bible moralisée, from Paris, c. 1220–30 (Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS. Cod. 2554, fol. 1v); photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Charles Le Brun: Chancellor Séguier, oil on canvas, 2.95×3.57 m, 1661 (Paris, Musée du Lou....

Charles Le Brun: Chancellor Séguier, oil on canvas, 2.95×3.57 m, 1661 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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The Love Letter

Jean-Honoré Fragonard: The Love Letter, oil on canvas, 32 3/4 x 26 3/8 in. (83.2 x 67 cm) , ca. 1770 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jules Bache Collection, 1949, Accession ID: 49.7.49); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/110000762

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Edouard Manet: Nana, oil on canvas, 1.54×1.15 m, 1877 (Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle); Pho....

Edouard Manet: Nana, oil on canvas, 1.54×1.15 m, 1877 (Hamburg, Hamburger Kunsthalle); Photo credit: Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz/Art Resource, NY

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Alexandre Cabanel: Birth of Venus, oil on canvas, 1.30×2.25 m, 1863 (Paris, Musée d’Orsay)....

Alexandre Cabanel: Birth of Venus, oil on canvas, 1.30×2.25 m, 1863 (Paris, Musée d’Orsay); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Apartment Houses, Paris

Jean Dubuffet: Apartment Houses, Paris, oil with sand and charcoal on canvas, h. 44-7/8, w. 57-3/8 inches (114 x 145.7 cm.), 1946 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Florene M. Schoenborn, 1995, Accession ID: 1996.403.15); © 2007 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris, photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Jean-Baptiste Pigalle: Voltaire, Nude, marble, h. 1.5 m, 1770–76 (Paris, Musée du Louvre);....

Jean-Baptiste Pigalle: Voltaire Nude, marble, h. 1.5 m, 1770–76 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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The Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer

Edgar Degas: Young Dancer of Fourteen (or Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer), bronze, partially tinted, with cotton skirt and satin hair-ribbon; wood base, h. (w/out base) 39 in. (99.1 cm), executed ca. 1880; cast in 1922 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, H.O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H.O. Havemeyer, 1929, Accession ID:29.100.370); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/120011285

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armchair

Designer: Henri-Jules-Ferdinand Bellery-Desfontaines, 1867–1909; carving attributed to Léon-Albert Jallot, born 1874; tapestry covers possibly by factory of Antoine Jorrand Aubusson: armchair, walnut, copper, brass, tapestry covers, brown plush, 56 1/2 x 23 3/8 x 26 in. (143.5 x 59.4 x 66.0 cm), c. 1905 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1990, Accession ID: 1990.213); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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ARMCHAIR

Armchair, gilded wood, upholstered in modern green tufted velvet, 45 3/8 x 26 1/2 x 24 3/4 in. (115.3 x 67.3 x 62.9 cm), c. 1860 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Friends of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Gifts, 1998, Accession ID: 1998.382); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Lead-glazed earthenware dish with moulded snake, lobsters, frog and lizard by Bernard Pali....

Lead-glazed earthenware dish with moulded snake, lobsters, frog and lizard by Bernard Palissy or a follower, second half of the 16th century (Limoges, Musée National Adrien-Dubouché); photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Soft-paste porcelain mug, made at Saint-Cloud

Soft-paste porcelain mug, h. 89 mm, made at Saint-Cloud, c. 1730–35 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Fund, 2000, Accession ID: 2000.174); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Tin-glazed soft-paste porcelain broth bowl

Soft-paste porcelain broth bowl, in the shape of a fish decorated with a genre scene, h. 48 mm, made at the Mennecy Ceramics Factory, w. 57 mm, l. 210 m, c. 1745 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of R. Thornton Wilson, in memory of Florence Ellsworth Wilson, 1954, Accession ID: 54.147.8); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photographed by Bob Hanson

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Sèvres (plateau)

Sèvres tray (plateau), hard-paste porcelain, w. 333 mm, figural decoration by Etienne Leguay, ornamental decoration by Jacques-Nicolas Sisson (or Sinsson), made for Princess Auguste-Amélie, 1813 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. D.N. Heineman, 1956, Accession ID: 56.29.1); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Armorial Tazza

Armorial tazza, colourless (slightly grey) non-lead glass, blown, pattern-moulded, enamelled gilt, 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm), diameter of rim 10 7/8 in. (27.6 cm), made in France, 1499–1514 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975 1975.1.1194, Accession ID:1975.1.1194); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/150000251

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Saint Christopher

Saint Christopher, silver, silver-gilt, 23 7/8 x 11 5/8 x 7 13/16 in. (60.6 x 29.5 x 19.8 cm), 1400–1425 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, Accession ID: 17.190.361); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/170004216

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Chalice

Chalice, silver-gilt, h. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm), from Paris, 1532–33 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Gutfreund Gift, 1996, Accession ID:1996.287); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/120024711

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Plique à jour enamelled silver box by Eugène Feuillâtre, h. 50 mm, Paris, c. 1902 (London,....

Plique à jour enamelled silver box by Eugène Feuillâtre, h. 50 mm, Paris, c. 1902 (London, British Museum); photo © The British Museum

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Champlevé enamelled gilded copper crozier, (detail), with a serpent devouring a flower

Champlevé enamelled gilded copper crozier (detail), with a serpent devouring a flower, h. 232 mm, made in Limoges, c. 1200–20 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, Accession ID: 17.190.833); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Book cover showing the Miracle of Cana, ivory, 142×83 mm, AD 860–70 (London, British Museu....

Book cover showing the Miracle of Cana, ivory, 142×83 mm, ad 860–70 (London, British Museum); photo © The British Museum

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Casket with scenes from romances

Casket with scenes from romances, ivory, overall: 4 5/16 x 9 15/16 x 6 1/4 in. (10.9 x 25.3 x 15.9 cm); top: 5 7/8 x 9 7/8 x 5/16 in. (15 x 25.1 x 0.8 cm), 14th century (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, Accession ID: 17.190.173ab); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/170003990

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Tapestry of the Arms of the Greder Family of Solothurn, Switzerland, tapestry

Tapestry of the Arms of the Greder Family of Solothurn, Switzerland, wool, silk and metal thread, 2.77×3.00 m, made in ?Paris, c. 1691–4 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Lucy Work Hewitt, 1935, Accession ID: 35.40.5); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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The Elephant from a set of Grotesques

Beauvais Tapestry Factory, after design by Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer, with border designed by Jean Berain I(?): Tapestry of the Elephant from a set of of five Grotesques, wool, silk (21-27 warps per inch, 8-9 per cm.), Overall: 116 x 181 in. (294.6 x 459.7 cm), late 17th or early 18th century (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John M. Schiff, 1977, Accession ID: 1977.437.3); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Silk covered shoes

Silk covered shoes, leather, l. 254 mm, French, 1690–1700 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1906, Accession ID: 06.1344a, b); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/viewOne.asp?dep=8&viewMode=0&item=06.1344a, b

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Embroidered hanging of The Garden of False Learning

Embroidered hanging of The Garden of False Learning, from a set of The Table (or Tablet) of Cebes, with some figures modelled after a woodcut by David Kandel, wool and silk on canvas, 2.81×3.89 m, c. 1550–80 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Mrs. Winston F.C. Guest, and Frasier W. McCann, 1942, Accession ID: 42.193.2); image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Laon Cathedral, west facade

Laon Cathedral, west façade, begun c. 1190; photo credit: Anthony Scibilia/Art Resource, NY

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Reims Cathedral, interior of nave, after 1221; Photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY....

Reims Cathedral, interior of nave, after 1221; Photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Jules Hardouin Mansart: interior view of the Galerie des Glaces, Versailles, begun 1678; p....

Jules Hardouin Mansart: interior view of the Galerie des Glaces, Versailles, begun 1678; photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Limbourg brothers: January, miniature from the Très Riches Heures, 241×153 mm, c. 1411/13–....

Limbourg brothers: January, miniature from the Très Riches Heures, 241×153 mm, c. 1411/13–16 (Chantilly, Musée Condé, Château de Chantilly, MS. 65, fol. 1v); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Limbourg brothers: April, 290×210 mm; calendar miniature from the Très Riches Heures, c. 1....

Limbourg brothers: April, 290×210 mm; calendar miniature from the Très Riches Heures, c. 1411/13–16 (Chantilly, Musée Condé, Château de Chantilly, MS. 65, fol. 4v); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Claude Lorrain: Seaport with the Embarkation of St Ursula, oil on canvas, 1.13×1.49 m, 164....

Claude Lorrain: Seaport with the Embarkation of St Ursula, oil on canvas, 1.13×1.49 m, 1641 (London, National Gallery); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Seated Woman

Antoine Watteau: Seated Woman, black, red and white chalk, 9 7/16 x 5 7/16 in. (24 x 13.8 cm), 1716–1717 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Robert Lehman Collection, 1975, Accession ID:1975.1.763); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/150000243

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Jean-Baptiste Greuze: the Marriage Contract, oil on canvas, 0.92×1.17 m, 1761 (Paris, Musé....

Jean-Baptiste Greuze: the Marriage Contract, oil on canvas, 0.92×1.17 m, 1761 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Oath of the Horatii

Jacques-Louis David: Oath of the Horatii, oil on canvas, 3.30×4.25 m, 1784 (Paris, Musée du Louvre)

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Jacques-Louis David: Jean-Paul Marat (or Death of Marat), oil on canvas, 1.65×1.28 m, 1793....

Jacques-Louis David: Jean-Paul Marat (or Death of Marat), oil on canvas, 1.65×1.28 m, 1793 (Brussels, Musée d’Art Ancient, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts); Photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource NY

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Théodore Gericault: Raft of the Medusa, oil on canvas, 4.91×7.16 m, exhibited 1819 (Paris,....

Théodore Gericault: Raft of the Medusa, oil on canvas, 4.91×7.16 m, exhibited 1819 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Eugène Delacroix: Liberty Leading the People, oil on canvas, 2.60×3.25 m, 1830 (Paris, Mus....

Eugène Delacroix: Liberty Leading the People, oil on canvas, 2.60×3.25 m, 1830 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource NY

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Eugène Delacroix: Death of Sardanapalus, oil on canvas, 3.95×4.95 m, 1827 (Paris, Musée du....

Eugène Delacroix: Death of Sardanapalus, oil on canvas, 3.95×4.95 m, 1827 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Gustave Courbet: A Burial at Ornans, oil on canvas, 3.15×6.68 m, 1849–50 (Paris, Musée d’O....

Gustave Courbet: A Burial at Ornans, oil on canvas, 3.15×6.68 m, 1849–50 (Paris, Musée d’Orsay); Photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

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Cluny Abbey, ground-plan of the third abbey church, Cluny III, begun by 1088, and the nart....

Cluny Abbey, ground-plan of the third abbey church, Cluny III, begun by 1088, and the narthex, c. 1157

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Christ in Majesty with the Evangelist Symbols and Apostles, on the stone tympanum (mid-12t....

Christ in Majesty with the Evangelist Symbols and Apostles, on the stone tympanum (mid-12th century) of the Royal Portal, west façade, Chartres Cathedral; Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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Gianlorenzo Bernini: Apollo and Daphne, marble, h. 2.43 m, 1622–4 (Rome, Galleria Borghese....

Gianlorenzo Bernini: Apollo and Daphne, marble, h. 2.43 m, 1622–4 (Rome, Galleria Borghese); Photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

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Antonio Canova: Cupid Awakening Psyche, marble, 1.55×1.68 m, 1783–93 (Paris, Musée du Louv....

Antonio Canova: Cupid Awakening Psyche (detail), marble, 1.55×1.68 m, 1783–93 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Art Deco dressing-table by Jacques-Emile Ruhlman, 1925 (London, Victoria and Albert Museum....

Art Deco dressing-table by Jacques-Emile Ruhlman, wood, 1925 (London, Victoria and Albert Museum); photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London/Art Resource, NY

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Utecht Psalter

Utecht Psalter, illustration of Psalm 44 (detail), ink on vellum, full page 330×250 mm, c. 1180–1200, after the original c. ad 830 (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, MS. lat. 8846); photo credit: Giraudon/Art Resource, NY

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Royal Gold Cup, gold and basse taille enamel, h. 236 mm, from Paris, c. 1370–80 (London, B....

Royal Gold Cup, gold and basse taille enamel, h. 236 mm, from Paris, c. 1370–80 (London, British Museum); photo © The British Museum

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Gold necklace with painted enamel plaques, l. 405 mm, h. of each plaque 12 mm, workshop of....

Gold necklace with painted enamel plaques, l. 405 mm, h. of each plaque 12 mm, workshop of the Toutin family, mid-17th century (London, British Museum); photo © The British Museum

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Necklace

René Jules Lalique: Necklace, gold, enamel, Australian opal, Siberian amethysts, overall: diam. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm); 9 large pendants: h. 2 3/4, w. 2 1/4 in. (7 x 5.7 cm); 9 small pendants: h. 1 3/8, w. 1 1/4 in. (3.5 x 3.2 cm), c. 1900 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Lillian Nassau, 1985, Accession ID: 1985.114); © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/210004110

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Mirror back with falconing party

Mirror back with falconing party, elephant ivory, 4 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 7/16 in. (11.1 x 10.4 x 1.1 cm) diam. 4 in. (10.1 cm), 1350–1375 (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of George Blumenthal, 1941, Accession ID: 41.100.160); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art http://www.metmuseum.org/Collections/search-the-collections/170007662

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Tapestry inscribed A Mon Seul Desir, wool and silk, 3.76×4.63 m, from the series of the La....

Tapestry inscribed A Mon Seul Desir, wool and silk, 3.76×4.63 m, from the series of the Lady and the Unicorn, 1484–1500 (Paris, Musée de Cluny); photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Saint-Denis Abbey,choir elevation

Saint-Denis Abbey,choir elevation

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Donatello: David, bronze (Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello); Photo credit: Nimatalla....

Donatello: David, bronze (Florence, Museo Nazionale del Bargello); Photo credit: Nimatallah/Art Resource, NY

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Leonardo da Vinci: Virgin of the Rocks, 1.99×1.22 m, 1483–6 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Phot....

Leonardo da Vinci: Virgin of the Rocks, 1.99×1.22 m, 1483–6 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Réunion des Musées Nationaux/Art Resource, NY

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Raphael: Baldassare Castiglione, oil on canvas, 820×660 mm, c. 1514–15 (Paris, Musée du Lo....

Raphael: Baldassare Castiglione, oil on canvas, 820×660 mm, c. 1514–15 (Paris, Musée du Louvre); Photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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S. Lami: Dictionnaire des sculpteurs de l’Ecole française, 8 vols (Paris, 1898–1921/R Nendeln, 1970)