From 9 December 2016 to 17 April 2017, the exhibition "Versailles, treasures from the Palace" is held at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra.
Versailles in Australia Versailles: Treasures from the palace
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The National Gallery of Australia
This exhibition presents for the first time in Australia the treasures of the Palace of Versailles. Paintings, sculptures, furnishings… Versailles is shown in all its riches and diversity which are its masterpieces.
This encounter with Versailles provides an opportunity to appreciate the know-how and talents of the artists and crafts people who made Versailles what it is and carried its renown far and wide. The exhibition has been designed as a tour leading the visitor all the way through the reign of Louis XIV to the times of the French Revolution. The visitors can discover the works of art by the finest artists, crafted in the most precious materials, such as the bust of Louis XIV which initially stood in the Ambassadors’ Staircase, the monumental tapestries from Les Gobelins, the Dauphin’s Desk, the original sculpture of the Latona Fountain, or the porcelain of Marie-Antoinette.
Some works exhibited
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Béatrix Saule, Director and General Curator of the National Museum of the Palaces of Versailles and Trianon