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September, 2018

Le domaine de Chantilly face à la guerre (1914 – 1919)

September 15, 2018 - January 7, 2019

Daily life at the Chateau de Chantilly during World War One is the focus of this exhibition. Previously unseen photos and documents from the archives are going to be on display for the first time revealing what it was like at Chantilly during this period, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice.

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October, 2018

Primitifs de la photographie

October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019

A presentation of photographs from the Duke d’Aumale’s remarkable collection dating from the second half of the nineteenth century. Among some of the subjects featured in the photographs are views of the Alps by the Braun brothers, news photos by Robert Howlett, and the beginnings of amateur and industrial photography. This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly.

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Le Grand Siècle des Ecrivains

October 30, 2018 - February 18, 2019

This exhibition is highlighting the masters of “classical” style who can be seen in the statues and portraits that adorn the Domaine de Chantilly and showcasing how some texts have become pillars of French literature while others have sunk into oblivion. It also commemorates the 350th anniversary of the first performance of Molière’s Tartuffe at Chantilly. Beautiful 17th century editions are going to be on display in the Reading Room of the Library.

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February, 2019

Eugène Lami, peintre et décorateur de la famille d’Orléans

February 23, 2019 - May 19, 2019

The Domaine de Chantilly is hosting the first exhibition ever dedicated to Eugène Lami (1800-1890), one of the significant artists and interior decorators of the July Monarchy period. Lami originally worked for Louis-Philippe, the Duke d'Aumale's father, as decorator and portraitist and was a talented watercolorist. This exhibition is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly and Mr. and Mrs. Ludovic de Montille.

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Les Grandes Ecuries de Chantilly, 1719-2019

February 23, 2019 - May 23, 2019

To celebrate the tricentennial of the Great Stables of Chantilly, an exhibition in the Library's Reading Room is exploring the history of the largest princely stables in Europe, focusing on its stunning decor and its uses throughout the centuries.

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June, 2019

La Joconde nue

June 1, 2019 - October 6, 2019

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo Da Vinci's death, one of the most enigmatic drawings acquired by the Duke d'Aumale, The Nude Mona Lisa, is going to be the centerpiece of an unprecedented exhibition. The show will attempt to decode the secrets behind this mysterious drawings. Did Leonardo have a hand in its creation? Other Renaissance masterpieces on loan from other prestigious institutions will help to understand the portraiture of this seated female nude figure.

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Clouet. Le miroir des Dames.

June 1, 2019 - October 6, 2019

The musée Condé has an internationally unique collection of prints and drawings, including 366 portraits drawn by two of the major French Renaissance portraitists, Jean and François Clouet, and their workshops. Among these are delicate sheets dedicated to female figures featuring famous women of the Renaissance (such as Renée de France, Eleonore von Habsburg or Diane de Poitiers) and unidentified but equally beautiful models. As a complement to the Nude Mona Lisa exhibition, a selection of forty drawings will trace…

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October, 2019

Portraits gravés de Nanteuil. Figures du siècle de Louis XIV

October 20, 2019 - January 5, 2020

An illustrator and an engraver, Robert Nanteuil is one of the most prized portraitists of the century of Louis XIV. The Duke d'Aumale was impressed by Nanteuil's skill and purchased several of his engravings, often from well-known collectors. Nanteuil’s portraits are classic and simple, showcasing his subjects with great precision yet also managing to highlight their personality. This exhibition is taking place in the Gallery of Prints and Drawings and is supported by Friends of the Domaine de Chantilly.

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