'View from' No.3 - answer

September 5 2011

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Picture: Musee du Chateau, Versailles

Well done to the many of you who correctly guessed Versailles - and to the four of you who very quickly honed it down to Pierre-Denis Martin's 1722 View of Versailles (Oil on Canvas 115 x 161 cm.)

I note enviously the lovely lack of queues in those days - when we went, there was about an hour long queue (at least) to buy a ticket, and then the same again to get in, so that the entire courtyard was one long snake of hot and disgruntled tourists. We went to Fontainebleau instead, which, if you're ever faced with the same dilemma, is much more interesting...

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