"The Apartment of the Planets : Other paintings" Top 5 Page for this destination Grands Appartements du Roi et de la Reine Tip by bpacker

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As Chief Painter to the King, Charles Le Brun (1619-1690) didn't go through a permanent neck sprain to finish all those celing paintings in the state apartments. Nope, he had enough pocket change to hire a team of artists who were willing to get splashes of paint on their eyes to decorate the ceilings at Versailles. Smart fella, having being spared of neck sprain, he concentrated on his other business activities which he owned.

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  • Updated Oct 31, 2004
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