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Louvre, Paris: Anne of Austria's summer apartment, Denon Wing

RIBA Ref No RIBA108659
Architect/DesignerRomanelli, Giovanni-Francesco (1610-1662)
Le Vau, Louis (1612-1670)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1658
Image Date1996
ViewInterior | Worm's-eye
MediumTransparency
Library ReferenceBenton 96-03-11-10
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoColour
CreditTim Benton / RIBA Collections
SubjectFrescoes ; Art galleries ; Ceilings ; Museums
NOTES: In 1655 Le Vau was commissioned to design an apartment for Louis XIV's mother Anne of Austria. This was situated on the ground floor of the south wing of the Louvre and was lavishly decorated by Romanelli in 1655-1658.
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