Versailles – Chateau Francais ou Palais Italien? (en francais)
24 Spadina Rd
THE 17TH CENTURY: FROM THE PAST TO OUR TIMES – LECTURE – ARCHITECTURE
L’Alliance française de Toronto welcomes you to Bertrand Rondot’s lecture, chief curator for furnitures and work of arts at Château de Versailles, on Tuesday, June 7, at 7pm.
Curator at the musée national des châteaux de Malmaison et Bois-Préau between 1993 and 1995, Bertrand Rondot was then appointed at the musée des Arts décoratifs in Paris, as head of the 17th-18th Centuries Collections Department where he worked on the new display of the museum’s galleries. He was as well in charge of the collections of the musée Nissim de Camondo. He has been working at the château de Versailles since 2007 as chief curator for furniture and works of art. He curated among others the exhibitions “Discovering the Secrets of Soft-Paste Porcelain at the Saint-Cloud Manufactory, ca 1690-
1766”, in 1999 in New York, “Marie-Antoinette and the Petit Trianon”, in 2007 in San Francisco, and « Le château de Versailles raconte le Mobilier national – Quatre siècles de création » in 2011.
This lecture will be featured as part of the Jim Doak lectures series. It will be presented in French.