Les Peintres du Roi
Reception works from the Royal Academy of painting and sculpture 1648 - 1793
From 30th June 2000 to 2nd October 2000
From 30th June to the 2nd October 2000, the musée des Augustins is presenting "Les Peintres du Roi, Reception works from the Royal Academy of painting and sculpture 1648 - 1793". The exhibition displays approximately five hundred rigorously selected paintings representing a wide cross-section of genres.
Information on the historical background of the Académie is available on our website plus a perspective of approximately a hundred works spanning one and a half centuries. This exhibition is the result of a co-production with the city of Tours. It has been acclaimed an exhibition "of national interest" and has been partially subsidised by Rolls-Royce Aviation .