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The Palace of The Sun King with “Artifactual Scholar” Paolo DiGregorio (YP)
August 22, 2014 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Palace at Versailles was a grand, sprawling symbol of the power and prestige of the French king who likened himself to Apollo, the ancient sun god. This lecture examines the relationship between art, architecture and the creation of absolute monarchy in 17th century France.