Great Narratives of the Past Traditions and Revisions in National Museums: Conference Proceedings from EuNaMus; European National Museums: Identity Politics; the Uses of the Past and the European Citizen; Paris 28 June â€“ 1 July & 25â€“26 November 2011
1 See Stephen Bann; â€˜Historical Text and Historical Object: The Poetics of the MusÃ©e de Clunyâ€™; History and Theory; XVII; 3 (1978); pp. 251-66; Dominique Poulot; â€˜Modelli dâ€™architecttura in Francia allâ€™epoca della Rivoluzione; Lotus 35 (1982); pp. 32-35; Stephen Bann; The Clothing of Clio: A study of the representation of history in nineteenth-century Britain and France (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1984); pp. 77-92; Dominique Poulot; â€˜Alexandre Lenoir ...â€™; in Pierre Nora (ed); Les Lieux de mÃ©moire (Paris; 1986); Vol.2; pp.497â€“531.
2 See Bann; Clothing of Clio; pp.8â€“31.
3 See ibid.; p.87.
4 The 13th century room as represented by Vauzelle is reproduced in the end-papers of Francis Haskell; History and its images (New Haven and London: Yale University Press: 1993).
5 See ibid.; pp.241â€“46.
6 Prosper de Barante; Etudes littÃ©raires et historiques (Paris; 1858); Vol.2; p.421. All translations from the French are my own unless stated otherwise.
7 Bann; Clothing of Clio; p.83.
8 Jules Michelet; Le Peuple (Paris; Hachette : 1846); p.xxvi. Translation by John P. McKay; in Jules Michelet; The People (Urbana : University of Illinois Press; 1973); p. 14.
9 J ules Michelet; Histoire de la RÃ©volution franÃ§aise (Paris : Gallimard; PlÃ©iade; 1952); Vol. 2; p. 538.
11 Francis Salet and GeneviÃ¨ve Souchal; Le MusÃ©e de Cluny (Paris : Editions des MusÃ©es nationaux; 1972); p.18.
12 Quoted in Stephen Bann; Romanticism and the Rise of History (New York: Twayne; 1995); p.146.
14 Ibid.; p.147.
15 HonorÃ© de Balzac; La ComÃ©die humaine (Paris: Gallimard; PlÃ©iade: 1952); Vol.4; p.64.
17 The comtesse dâ€™Osmond was the sole heiress of a fabulously wealthy entrepreneur who had died in 1812. With the duchesse de Berry; wife of the Bourbon heir to the throne; she contributed to the fashion for the neogothic; especially in the redecoration of her Parisian hÃ´tel; situated at 8 Rue Basse du Rempart.
18 Barante; Etudes; p.420.
19 Ibid.; p.425.
20 See Stephen Bann; â€˜Two kinds of Historicism: Resurrection and Restoration in French Historical Paintingâ€™; Journal of the Philosophy of History; Vol.4; No.2 (2010); pp.154-71.
21 See Stephen Bann and Linda Whiteley; Painting History: Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey (London: National Gallery Company; 2010).; pp.56-7.
22 Ernest Breton; â€˜France: Tombeaux de Saint-Denisâ€™; Magasin universel; Vol. 4 (March 1837); pp.169-71.
23 Michelet; Le Peuple; p.xxxvii.