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Domaine de Chantilly - Musée Condé

Chantilly | Fine Arts - Decorative Arts - Photography

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The Condé Museum is a museum located in the Château de Chantilly.

Henri of Orléans, Duke of Aumale, son of King Louis-Philippe Ier, bequeathed in 1897 the Castle, with all of its collections, to the Institut de France. It includes rooms furnished in Museum but also the former large apartments and small apartments built in the 18th and 19th centuries by the princes of Condé and the duc d'aumale himself.
His collection of ancient paintings has without doubt among the most important in France. Consisting mainly of Italian works and French, it has, for example, three paintings by Fra Angelico and three of Raphaël, five paintings by Nicolas Poussin, Antoine Watteau four or even five signed Ingres.

The Museum houses an office of 2,500 drawings and a library with 1,500 manuscripts of which 200 are illuminated; the most famous of them being the very rich hours of the Duke of Berry. In addition collections of prints, miniature portraits, sculptures, antiques, old photographs and decorative arts, furniture and porcelain particular.
Events in progress
La Renaissance (XVIe siècle)
25/03/17 - 02/07/17
Bellini, Michel-Ange, Le Parmesan
24/03/17 - 20/08/17