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Palais des Tuileries

The Tuileries Palace Before –After- Attached on the Palace Palais des Tuileries, was a royal and imperial palace in Paris which stood on the right bank of the River Seine. It was the usual Parisian residence of most French monarchs, … Continue reading

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How Did the ‘Mona Lisa’ End up in France?

How Did the ‘Mona Lisa’ End up in France? This article was originally published in The Italian Tribune The Mona Lisa is quite possibly the most well-known piece of painted artwork in the entire world. It was painted by the … Continue reading

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The Louvre

The Louvre Architects: I. M. Pei, Pierre Lescot, Louis Le Vau, Claude Perrault Louis XIV ruled France for 72 years, and in that time transformed Versailles by encompassing Louis XIII’s chateau with a palace that contained north and south wings, … Continue reading

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The Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was the principal royal residence of France from 1682, under Louis XIV, until the start of the French Revolution in 1789, under Louis XVI. It is located in the department of Yvelines, in the region of … Continue reading

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The Palace of Fontainebleau or Château de Fontainebleau

The Palace of Fontainebleau or Château de Fontainebleau, During the late French Renaissance, the decoration of the Palace of Fontainebleau engaged some of the finest artists and craftsmen from Italy and France, including The style of painting and decoration they … Continue reading

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