Hotel de Talleyrand, Decoration and Restoration

Hotel de Talleyrand, Decoration and Restoration Hotel Talleyrand overlooks the Place de la Concorde (2 rue Saint Florentin 75001 Paris – France) and was built in 1767 according to a design by Ange-Jacques Gabriel, architect of Louis XV. The interiors were designed by Jean-Francois Chalgrin. The building was used as a World War I hospital, as a German naval office during World War II, and as the headquarters of the United States Marshall Plan in the 1950s Located in the center of Paris, the Hôtel de Talleyrand is a historic …

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The History of the Architects of the Castle of Chenonceau

Who were the architects of the Château de Chenonceau? Philibert de l’Orme, Jean Bullant, Félix Roguet, Jean-Baptiste Gustave Deloye, Pacello da Mercoliano You can know the history of a building through the works of its builders. This is the History of the architects of the Castle of Chenonceau. The castle we know today was built on the demolition of an old fortress and a fortified mill owned by the Marques family. From that time only the tribute tower that was …

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Travel Guide Strasbourg France

We visited Strasbourg! We left the Offenburg station in Germany and took a local train, which was more like a tram than a train. After a journey of only 25 minutes we arrived at the train station in Strasbourg. Then the journey began. First day After leaving the luggage at the hotel we went on foot to the area called Pettite France. This is a charming area, full of canals and flowers. You can see an old fortified river port …

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Hôtel Camondo – Paris

  What is the History of the Hotel Camondo in Paris? The Hôtel de Camondo is a private mansion located at 61 rue de Monceau, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. In this building is the headquarters of the Paris office of the Morgan Stanley Bank. In 1869, Count Abraham-Béhor de Camondo (1829-1889) and his brother Nissim (1830-1889) decided to settle with his family on the outskirts of Parc Monceau. When In June 1870, they acquired two adjoining lots …

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Jacques Louis David: Travel to Louvre & The MET

Jacques Louis David: Visit to Louvre & The MET Jacques-Louis David, French painter born in Paris and died in Brussels (1748-1825). He is the painter who best embodies the spirit of neoclassicism and French neoclassicist painting. He was a disciple of Vien, entered the Royal Academy and got in 1774, the pension of Rome, where he remained five years. Returned to Paris and was admitted as a number scholar in 1783. Since 1789 he took an active part in the …

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