Aug 19, 2020

Le Petit Trianon, Versailles

Le Petit Trianon, Versailles



Sheet: 22.9 x 32.7 cm (9 x 12 7/8 in.); Overall: 22.9 x 32.7 cm (9 x 12 7/8 in.)

Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2017.210

Catalogue raisonné: Maillet-Chassagne



Van Blarenberghe’s image portrays the idyllic environs of the Petit Trianon, a small château built for King Louis XV on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. In the foreground, a woman in fashionable dress feeds chickens, while a man in a rowboat enjoys the serenity of a nearby lake and a couple takes a peaceful stroll.

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DR - French
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