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History of the palace

The Louvre, a Tale of a Palace

The Louvre, a Tale of a Palace

Geneviève Bresc-Bautier
The Louvre? To this day, no one has provided a convincing explanation on the origin of the word. And yet the term has...
Le Louvre à l’époque romantique

Le Louvre à l’époque romantique

Sébastien Allard
This book sheds new light on the historical, artistic and political importance of the decoration of the Louvre...

The Napoleon III Apartments

The Napoleon III Apartments

Anne Dion-Tenenbaum
The Napoleon III apartments are unique in that they have retained all the splendor of their original décor and...
Quand le Louvre raconte Paris

Quand le Louvre raconte Paris

Hélène Guicharnaud
An invitation to discover a special Louvre, which tells the history of Paris from the Middle Ages to 1914 through its...

The Apollo Gallery in the Louvre

The Apollo Gallery in the Louvre

Collective work
The aim of this book is to show the importance of the Apollo Gallery and its sumptuous décor in the history of...
L’Album de la galerie d’Apollon au Louvre

L’Album de la galerie d’Apollon au Louvre

Geneviève Bresc-Bautier
A spectacular décor designed by Charles Le Brun in the 17th century for the young Sun King, culminated in the...

Les bâtisseurs du Louvre

Les bâtisseurs du Louvre

Daniel Soulié
The Musée du Louvre has the distinction of being housed in a former palace of the French kings. This guide...
Le Musée Napoléon

Le Musée Napoléon

Philippe Malgouyres
The extraordinary adventure of the Napoleon Museum is an almost legendary episode in European museum history. In 1802,...