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Between 1953 and 1956, without forgetting his native Vitebsk, he produced a
series of paintings inspired by his affection for Paris. In 1958 he did the sets and
costumes for a production of Maurice Ravel's ballet Daphnis et Chloe at the Paris
Chatelet, in Paris, the principal seat of common-law jurisdiction under the French
monarchy from the Middle Ages to the Revolution. The building itself (demolished
between 1802 and 1810) was originally a little fort on the right bank of the ...
28, 1675, Paris, Fr. — d. Jan. 25, 1726, Paris), mapmaker who led the reform of
French cartography. A brother of the astronomer Joseph-Nicolas Delisle and a
student of the astronomer Jean- Guillaume Delisle, engraving H Roger Viollel ...
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