Paintings of French chateaux from back before they were museums. Versailles and Saint-Cloud. French. Étienne Allegrain, topographical painter (1644-1736).

"Detail of the Château de Saint-Cloud." 1675.
“Detail of the Château de Saint-Cloud.” 1675. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Detail_of_the_Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Saint-Cloud,_1675_(painting_by_%C3%89tienne_Allegrain).jpg
"Promenade de Louis XIV en vue du Parterre du Nord." 1688.
“Promenade de Louis XIV en vue du Parterre du Nord.” 1688. Collections of the Château of Versailles. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Promenade_de_Louis_XIV_en_vue_du_Parterre_du_Nord_vers_1688.jpg
View of the Château de Versailles and the Orangerie
“View of the Château de Versailles and the Orangerie.” 1695. Attributed to Allegrain. Collection of the Musée National des Châteaux de Versailles et de Trianon. Image © RMN-Grand Palais/Art Resource, NY, photo by Jean-Marc Manaï. Fair use license. via https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/699643
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