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November 2018

Jean-Antoine Alavoine
Jean-Antoine Alavoine (4 January 1778 – 15 November 1834) was a French architect best known for his column in the Place de la Bastille, Paris (1831–40)
July Column
elaboration of a Corinthian column, was designed by the architect Jean-Antoine Alavoine, following a commission from Louis-Philippe: the Place de la Bastille
Elephant of the Bastille
completed by 1812. At this point Jean-Antoine Alavoine was chosen to replace him and the main pool was soon completed. Alavoine, realising the need to show
1840 in architecture
is opened. July Column, Place de la Bastille, Paris, designed by Jean-Antoine Alavoine and Joseph-Louis Duc, erected, incorporating Auguste Dumont's Génie
1778 in architecture
de Rome, architecture: prize carried over to 1779. January 4 – Jean-Antoine Alavoine, French architect (died 1834) August 31 – William Wilkins, English
construction; located at the Place de la Bastille, it had been designed by Jean-Antoine Alavoine. The two boys soon leave him the next morning. They are last seen
Cultural depictions of elephants
fontaine de l'Éléphant de la Bastille (1809–1810), Watercolor by Jean-Antoine Alavoine 1354 illustration depicting Panchatantra fable: Rabbit fools Elephant
Joseph-Louis Duc
assistant to Jean-Antoine Alavoine, Duc took over the entire project on Alavoine's death in 1834. The foundation of the column is Alavoine's work; the
1814 in art
returned to Parma, eighteen years after being looted by the French. Jean-Antoine Alavoine – The Elephant of the Bastille (full-size model) Merry-Joseph Blondel
Henri Alavoine
Henri Alavoine (6 March 1890 – 19 July 1916) was a French racing cyclist. He finished in last place in the 1913 Tour de France. "Henri Alavoine". Cycling