Theater Box, the Day of the Free Performance

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Theater Box, the Day of the Free Performance (19th Century) by Louis Léopold Boilly (1761-1845), Versailles, musée LambinetOriginal Source: Agence photo de la Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais

The overcrowded nature of this theater box fuels strong reactions and brings out the worst of those present, as can be seen in their expressions.







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We would like to thank:
- For design, illustrations, writing, and coordination of the RMN-Grand Palais project: Cécile Maisonneuve (Doctor of Art History, Policy Officer, Scientific Council), Nathalie Gathelier (National Museums Speaker), Annie Madec (Iconographer), Françoise Lombardi-Peissel (Project Manager) at RMN-Grand Palais.
- For reproductions: French museum collections represented by the Photo Agency of the Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais:
Montpellier, Musée Fabre; Versailles, Musée Lambinet; Lille, Palais des Beaux-Arts; Paris, The Louvre; Paris, Centre Pompidou (Musée National d'Art Moderne - Centre de Création Industrielle).

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