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Marie Antoinette's apartments: Le Cabinet Dore, (gilded study). The largest of the queen's private rooms, used for the entertainment of the queen, her children and friends. The majority of the furniture and works of art seen here belonged to the queen.


The King’s interior cabinet. Louis XV often came here, and it was from the balcony of this room that, with tears in his eyes, he watched the departure of the funeral procession taking away Madame de Pompadour, one winter evening in Château de Versailles

Quick History: Guéridons

Quick History: Guéridons

The Cabinet of the Meridian The particular shape of this boudoir, with its cut sides, made it possible for the queen’s domestic servants to pass from the large bedchamber to the other chambers without disturbing the queen