Kenneth McRobbie

Versailles – frescoes and paintings

Perhaps the best example of 17th century French art with its magnificent frescoes and paintings. Some of the most beautiful works are in Les Grands Appartements du Roi (the King’s Great Apartments). Battles scenes abound. Mercury… the sun god Beautiful allegories… is this Summer? Louis as Mercury. Colin, Romain and Sarah take in the portrait …

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Off to France

Tomorrow we leave for France.First a trip to Versailles… the Hall of Mirrors, the Battles Gallery, the King’s Grand Apartment. Will it turn my British bones that drive my aesthetic to love all things French? We’ll see. Hall of Mirrors Louis XIV Marie Antoinette On Friday we will be attending the largest international home-fashion show… …

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