Pierre Lemoine and Jérémie Benoit, Yves Carlier, Hélène Delalex,
Frédéric Lacaille, Alexandre Maral, Béatrice Sarrazin, Noémie Wansart
with RMN-GP editions, 2022
15,5 x 23 cm, 328 p., 20 € TTC
The document is available in english and french
With more than three hundred pages, three hundred illustrations, and many plans and indexes, this book is an indispensable guide to understanding the Château of Versailles. It provides a detailed history of this fascinating Château and sets out—in the order of the itinerary—an exhaustive description of each room and its function: the State and Private Apartments, the Chapel, the Opera, the Château’s History Galleries, the collections of paintings and sculptures in the Historical Museum, the Petit and Grand Trianon, and a comprehensive guide to the extensive park and its many groves.
The Château’s History Rooms and the Louis XIV Rooms
The Royal Residence
The History Galleries
The Château’s Gardens and Park
The Grand Trianon
The Petit Trianon and the Queen’s Hamlet
The Château’s outbuildings and the City
Chronology of the Château’s construction and the historical events associated with Versailles
Index of places
Index of people
The collections in the National Museum of the Châteaux of Versailles and Trianon in figures
The Chief Curators of the National Museum of Versailles
"With the support of the State, but also of all the people who love Versailles, we are fighting. We hope to get through this difficult period without letting go of what makes the Estate’s core greatness, so that it continues to shine throughout the world ", Catherine Pégard, President.
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