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Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:03

Treasures from Versailles Head to Australia

Versailles. Versailles. Wikimedia Commons

On December 9, 2016, over 100 works from Versailles will go on view at the National Gallery of Australia. The exhibition will be the largest loan show from the famed institution’s collection ever organized outside of France. Versailles: Treasures from the Palace will include paintings, sculpture, furniture, tapestries, and more. Highlights include Marie Antoinette’s porcelain collection and a Carrara marble statue that once the served as the centerpiece of the Versailles garden’s iconic main fountain.

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