Versailles

The Great and Hidden Splendours of the Sun King's Palace

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Versailles as you’ve never seen it… A lavish, large-format journey through the Palace’s breathtaking rooms and grounds by its official photographers.

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ISBN: 9780500519868 Category:

Thomas Garnier, Christian Milet, Didier Sauinier

Description

Versailles is one of the most photographed places in the world, but only four people have the privilege of being the Palace’s official photographers. They have uniquely unfettered access to the secrets that lie within, outside and beneath this enormous domain where they spend their days – and sometimes their nights.

Now, for the first time, they open their personal albums to offer a wealth of impressions and responses. Two hundred and fifty previously unpublished photographs reveal a plethora of outstanding artworks, the private apartments of Louis XIV, Marie- Antoinette and Madame de Pompadour, magnificent galleries, the delightful Orangerie and more, all accompanied by texts that provide a lively introduction to daily life at the Château and its momentous history.

This is a monumental volume on a scale that matches the grandeur of the world- renowned Palace it celebrates.

Additional information

Weight 2566 g
Dimensions 36.8 x 26.5 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 August 2017
Number of pages 272
Format Hardback
Contributors Foreword by Catherine Pégard, Photographs by Christophe Fouin
Dimensions 36.8 x 26.5 cm
Weight 2566 g

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