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Visitors to Versailles (1682–1789)

At The Met Fifth Avenue
April 16–July 29, 2018


History of Versailles


Visitors to Versailles Symposium, Morning Session


Visitors to Versailles Symposium, Afternoon Session


Marquee: Charles-Gabriel Sauvage, called Lemire pere (1741–1827). Figure of Louis XVI and Benjamin Franklin, 1780–85. Porcelain, 12 3/4 x 9 1/2 x 6 in. (32.4 x 24.1 x 15.2 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of William H. Huntington, 1883 (83.2.260). Now at The Met: Attributed to Étienne Allegrain (French, 1644–1736). View of the Château de Versailles and the Orangerie, ca. 1695. Oil on canvas, 45 1/4 x 64 15/16 in. (115 x 165 cm). Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon (MV 6812)