Detail of a painted decorative wall panel depicting courtesans women, feathers in the hair, naked breasts, holding garlands of flowers, Turkish Boudoir, redesigned in 1777 for Marie Antoinette, by architect Richard Mique, Chateau de Fontainebleau, France. The decoration is the achievement of the brothers Rousseau, and the furniture dates to the period of the First Empire, with precious textile work done by Jacob-Desmalter for Empress Josephine. Including a small bedroom, mirrors, and curtains raised by pulleys, this exceptional ensemble has been restored in 2014 thanks to the support of INSEAD and the generosity of subscribers of sponsors belonging to the group “Des Mécènes pour Fontainebleau”. Its opening to the public is schedule for Spring 2015. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of a painted decorative wall panel depicting courtesans women, feathers in the hair, naked breasts, holding garlands of flowers, Turkish Boudoir, redesigned in 1777 for Marie Antoinette, by architect Richard Mique, Chateau de Fontainebleau, France. The decoration is the achievement of the brothers Rousseau, and the furniture dates to the period of the First Empire, with precious textile work done by Jacob-Desmalter for Empress Josephine. Including a small bedroom, mirrors, and curtains...
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