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Versailles and Antiquity

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L'exposition

Jusqu'au 17 mars 2013, l’exposition Versailles et l’Antique explore toutes les relations entre Versailles et l'Antiquité.

Versailles and Antiquity
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A few sculptures of the exhibition

A few objects and paintings of the exhibition

Versailles, a new Rome


Thanks to over two hundred works from the greatest French collections, the exhibition Versailles and Antiquity explores all the relations between Versailles and Antiquity.

A particular face of Versailles is revealed : a new Rome with outstanding decorative work featuring the gods and heroes of the Pantheon, a world dominated by the figure of Apollo and designed for the Sun King.

The exhibition is also the occasion to bring back some works to Versailles, for the first time since the Revolution : the Diana of Versailles, the Venus of Arles, the Cincinnatus and some of the most prestigious antiques of the Louvre museum.

Presentation of the exhibition


 

 

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Exhibition from 13 November 2012 to 17 March 2013
Africa and Crimea rooms
Admission included in the Palace and Passport tickets

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Curatorship

Alexandre Maral, curator in the Palace of Versailles
Nicolas Milovanovic, curator in the Palace of Versailles
Geneviève Bresc-Bautier, director of the Sculptures Department of the Louvre museum
Jean-Luc Martinez, director of the Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities Department of the Louvre museum

Scenography

Pier Luigi Pizzi

 

 

Exhibition mounted with the exceptional collaboration of the Louvre museum

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