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Visitors to Versailles



Visitors to Versailles
UNITED STATES
NEW YORK  •  Metropolitan Museum of Art  •  16 April - 29 July 2018
 
Bringing together works from The Met, the Château de Versailles, and over 50 lenders, this exhibition will highlight the experiences of travelers from 1682, when Louis XIV moved his court to Versailles, to 1789, when the royal family was forced to leave the palace and return to Paris. Through paintings, portraits, furniture, tapestries, carpets, costumes, porcelain, sculpture, arms and armor, and guidebooks, the exhibition will illustrate what visitors encountered at court, what kind of welcome and access to the palace they received, and, most importantly, what impressions, gifts, and souvenirs they took home with them.

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Contact: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Tel: (1) 212 535 77 10

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