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10 articles taggés "Versailles"
Make way for the Orléans!
Versailles is seeking to move away from its Bourbon-centric image to shed light on the transformations of the 19th century.
Rebirth of the Queen's Hamlet
The main house in the Queen's Hamlet is opening after two years' remarkable renovation work. A promenade through this little theatre of rural life…
A recipe for success
2018 is decidedly the year of gastronomy in all Europe's royal residences. While tickling the taste buds, the programme also nourishes considerable…
Fantasy versions of Versailles
Here we see things that never happened, but might have, with the many faces of Versailles: residence of sovereigns from Louis XIV to Louis-Philippe.…
Jean Joubert joins the Louvre
This sale included works by Jean-Paul Alaux, Mathurin Méheut and Jean Joubert, whose gouaches made for Versailles were pre-empted by the Louvre.
Women and Versailles
Disregarded in the 20 th- century, women, both queens and kings’ mistresses, left their mark in the heart of the château. Thanks to recent research,…
An outpost in Versailles for the Osenat auction house
Fontainebleau, Paris, and now Versailles: Jean-Pierre Osenat aims to bring the 17 th and 18 th centuries back into the limelight by setting up in the…
Not just one, but two Lemoynes!
While Versailles carried off a study by François Lemoyne for the ceiling of the Salon d'Hercule, a pair of Sèvres vases, one decorated with an antique…
B as in Boulle
Boulle marquetry combines lavish elegance with the most refined materials. The undisputed essence of the French style desired by Louis XIV, this technique…
Lemoyne's well-made head for Versailles
The Chateau of Versailles again enriched its collections by pre-empting this drawing by François Lemoyne.
Seeing Nicolas de Staël
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