King Louis XVI

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Visitors to Versailles 1682-1789, Journeys France – New York

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The exhibition, Visitors to Versailles 1682–1789, moves to The Met Fifth Avenue New York, a journey creator Louis XIV wouldn’t have contemplated in his lifetime

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Pierre Gouthière – French Court Gilder, Glittering at Frick

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The Frick Collection, New York, November 16, 2016 to February 19, 2017, presents an exhibition of works by Pierre Gouthière: Virtuoso Gilder at the French Court

French Clocks – Science Keeping Time with Enlightenment Pt 2

French Clocks – Science Keeping Time with Enlightenment Pt 2

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A style of clock that emerged during the reign of France’s King Louis XVI (1638-1715) was one where the works were on view, which are known as ‘skeleton clocks’