Versailles is without doubt one of the so much photographed puts on the earth. But lots of visitors make it nearly inconceivable to consider the beauty of the palace because it existed from the time of Louis XIV, the Solar King, within the seventeenth century, till the autumn of Napoleon III in 1870. Now, 4 proficient photographers had been granted limitless get right of entry to to Versailles whilst the château was once closed to guests, and their paintings lets in privileged get right of entry to now not most effective to the personal suites of Louis XV, the boudoirs of Marie-Antoinette and Madame de Pompadour, the distinguished Corridor of Mirrors, the Royal Chapel, the captivating Orangerie, and Marie Antoinette’s bucolic Hamlet, but additionally to mysterious chambers and hushed residences by no means usually observed. Captions describe day-to-day existence at Versailles and the momentous occasions that experience taken position there, all revealed in a luxurious oversize layout befitting its majestic matter.