Picture of the day

Paris-Athènes at the Louvre, Paris

(continuer en français)

To accompany the Greek cultural revival, France created the French School of Athens in 1846. Its residents spent several years studying Greek culture and soon launched archaeological campaigns. Plaster casts of the main statues were made to disseminate the Greek model in France and Europe.

< PreviousNext >

To be informed of upcoming articles, register here (it’s free).



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s