Tarascon


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Tarascon

 

a town in southern France, in Bouches-du-Rhône Department; situated on the Rhone River. Railroad junction. Population, 11,000 (1968). Industries include food processing. A Gothic castle dating from the 14th or 15th century is located in Tarascon.

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The representation of a monstrous animal solemnly drawn about in Tarascon and other French towns.
Stack saddled his first classic winner in 1994 when Las meninas, ridden by John Reid, won the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket and enjoyed his first Group 1 success in Ireland in 1997 when Tarascon landed the moyglare Stud Stakes at the curragh.
Agnes Maulard-Lelong, 42, told Tarascon Criminal Court in southern France, she felt morally responsible for the death of her young student, Khoren Grimaldi, but pleaded not guilty.
Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia: 2013 Deluxe Lab-Coat Edition
The Association for the Creation of the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation--Arles, on appeal from a decision by the First Instance Court of Tarascon rendered on 21st November 2008.
Lyon animation studio led by Patrick Chiuzzi, director of swashbuckler "Tartarin of Tarascon," co-produced with Spain's Tresdedos, being pitched at Cartoon Movie this year.
The daughter of Oratorio heads into today's race unbeaten after two starts and will be bidding to give Stack his first 1,000 Guineas success since Tarascon scored in 1998.
Jones & Bartlett Publishers (J&B; Sudbury, MA), an educational publisher that produces textbooks, references, testing and assessment services, and training materials in the fields of public safety, medicine, nursing, allied health, health administration and public health, has acquired Tarascon Publishing (Lompoc, CA), a leading publisher of portable medical reference products.
That was on the Tommy Stack-trained Tarascon in the Irish 1000 Guineas of 1998, and the following year the young man was his country's champion apprentice.
In this vein, feedback from Ingres's Oedipus and the Sphinx of 1826 emerged from Bacon's painting of the same name; a self-portrait by Rembrandt was greeted by a portrait from Bacon; the body studies based on Michelangelo, Gericault, and Cezanne were displayed; and Bacon's homages to a destroyed painting by van Gogh, The Painter on the Road to Tarascon, 1888, were trotted out.
Pero el 20 de marzo de 1957 se inauguro en la Hanover Gallery, de Londres, una exposicion singular de Francis Bacon: ocho cuadros extraordinarios, inspirados todos por el Autorretrato en la carretera de Tarascon de Vincent Van Gogh.
He has though had experience of riding in a classic at Epsom having finished sixth on Tarascon in the 1998 Vodafone Oaks behind Shahtoush.