26 October 2016

Jewelry in paintings

Forty paintings and engravings belonging to Versailles were selected for their representations of finery, little of which has survived. From Louis XIV to the Second Empire come tiaras, girandoles, golden fleeces, chatelaines and medals, each more sumptuous than the other.

Le goût de la parure” (The Taste for Finery) at the Château d’Angers – From October 15th 2016 to January 15th 2017

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