Posts Tagged ‘Petit Trianon’

Versailles Petit Trianon Belvedere

Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles

I recommend Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles by Christain Duvernois, with photographs by François Halard. I own, thanks to a gift certificate that was burning a hole in my pocket, a copy of the French version, more soberly titled Trianon: le domaine privé de Marie-Antoinette (“Trianon, the private domain of Marie-Antoinette.) I guess […]



Versailles Petit Trianon Facade

Petit Trianon: after the restoration

Le Petit Trianon, like much of Versailles, has undergone a major  and much needed restoration over the past decades, and now the final part of the project, the servants’ quarters, is opening to the public.