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What the Association has already accomplished

The Moreau de Tours’s family vault in the Bois-le-Roi churchyard.
© Monique Riccardi-Cubitt

Thanks to the Founder Chairwoman of the association, Monique Riccardi-Cubitt’s original research since 2018 on Georges Moreau de Tours’s life and work, and further to the publication of her article Le peintre Georges Moreau de Tours (1848-1901) et sa famille entre Paris et Bois-le-Roi, Fontainebleau Revue d’Histoire de la ville et de sa région n°19, mai 2021, Société d’histoire de Fontainebleau et de sa région, Georges Moreau de Tours’s family tomb in Bois-le-Roi cemetery has been restored by the Mairie.

Ptolémée au tombeau d’Alexandre
huile sur toile, Concours du Prix de Rome 1878, Mairie de Bois-le-Roi, © Jean-Philippe Guibert

His painting Ptolémée au tombeau d’Alexandre realized for the Concours du Prix de Rome in 1878, in the collection of the Bois-le-Roi Mairie, has been listed under the Historical Monuments Act by decree of the Ministère de la Culture on April 13th 2021:

“The history painting Ptolémée au tombeau d’Alexandre Moreau de Tours chose to depict in the academic tradition sheds a light on the whole of his artistic ouput.”, according to the case file of the Direction régionale des affaires culturelles d’Île-de-France, following the intervention of Domitille Cès, Conservateur délégué des antiquité et objets d’art de Seine-et-Marne.

Poster of the 2nd of july 2022 Lecture
Lecture on the Mairie’s Art Collection

Lecture on the Bois-le-Roi Art Collection, July 2nd 2022

The Association des Amis de Moreau de Tours took part in the celebration of the Syndicat d’Initiative First Anniversary, July 30th to July 3rd 2022.

The Founder Chairwoman Monique Riccardi-Cubitt gave a Lecture at the Mairie on the Bois-le-Roi Art Collection on July 2nd.

Forthcoming Forrum of the Bois-le-Roi Associations 2022

The Association of the Amis de Moreau de Tours will be present at the
forthcoming Forum of the Bois-le-Roi Associations, on Sunday September 4th 2022, from 2pm to 6pm, at the gymnasium Langenargen, rue Moreau de
Tours.

The Associatios Guide 2022 is available in PDF on the Bois-le-Roi official
website.

Associations Guide 2022 of Bois-le-Roi 2022 (PDF)

Monique Riccardi-Cubitt’s forthcoming publications

1st November 2022 : article in Fontainebleau Revue d’Histoire de la ville et de sa région, N. 21, Bois-le-Roi, Village d’art. Les artistes de la Bohème dans la collection de la mairie

15th November the book in French : La vie de Bohème à Bois-le-Roi. Art, politique et naturalisme, Éditions le Puits Fleuri, Héricy. English version to follow.

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Flyer La vie de Bohème à Bois-le-Roi
To be published in french 15th November