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Académie de peinture et de sculpture

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  1. (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture), Paris, was founded in 1648, modelled on Italian examples, such as the Accademia di San Luca in Rome

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  2. (founded 1648), in Paris

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  3. In 1661, it came under the control of Jean-Baptiste Colbert who made the arts a main part in the glorification of Louis XIV

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  4. From 1683 on, it reached its greatest power under the directorship of Charles Le Brun with its hierarchy of members and strict system of education

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  5. On August 8, 1793, it was suspended by the revolutionary National Convention, when the latter decreed the abolition of "toutes les académies et sociétés littéraires patentées ou dotées par la Nation"

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