Mythological itinerary in the gardens of Versailles
Jupiter to the rescue of Latona, Pluto kidnapping Proserpine, Enceladus buried under Etna, but also Pan, Saturn, Bacchus, Minerva, Pandora, Dido, Hercules, Neptune, Iphigenia, Ulysses, dragons and nymphs...
The mythological universe continues to fascinate young and old alike. This guide is dedicated to them, with its superb photographs and detailed map. It features thirty major works from the gardens of Versailles, commented on according to a journey of discovery of incredible artistic and symbolic richness.
By the will of Louis XIV, Versailles was called upon to become the largest open-air sculpture museum ever built. Even today, this ensemble remains an unsurpassed model.
144 pages / 70 illustrations
Co-publishing Rmn - Grand Palais / Château de Versailles