Bust of Louis Philippe, made in 1830 in plaster by James Pradier, 1790-1852, 1 of a group of 9 moulds commissioned by Louis Philippe’s government, in the Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Blois, housed since 1869 on the first floor of the Louis XII wing of the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The museum originally opened in 1850 in the Francois I wing, but moved here in 1869 after the rooms had been restored by Felix Duban in 1861-66. The chateau has 564 rooms and 75 staircases and is listed as a historic monument and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Bust of Louis Philippe, made in 1830 in plaster by James Pradier, 1790-1852, 1 of a group of 9 moulds commissioned by Louis Philippe’s government, in the Musee des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Blois, housed since 1869 on the first floor of the Louis XII wing of the Chateau Royal de Blois, built 13th - 17th century in Blois in the Loire Valley, Loir-et-Cher, Centre, France. The museum originally opened in 1850 in the Francois I wing, but moved here in 1869 after the rooms had been restored...
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