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The enchanted bestaire of Lalanne comes to Marie-Antoinette's

2021-05-12T04:11:52.742Z

EXCLUSIVE - On June 19, around fifty sculptures by the artist couple will take place in the gardens at Versailles. Revelations on an exhibition mounted in record time to enchant summer.



In fairy tales, the sleeping princess wakes up from her long sleep to reconnect with the lightness of happiness in a single gesture. After a year of pandemic, the Palace of Versailles is also betting on the marvelous by changing all its plans and by welcoming the fantastic bestiary of the Lalanne to Trianon. From June 19, and for three months, about fifty of these creatures full of poetry and humor will take to the air at the Queen's Hamlet, this perfect construction of a rural nature that wanted to give life to Mary's dream. -Antoinette. The

Sheep

in bronze and epoxy by François-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008), absolute icons of this classic sculptor, will be the most obvious hosts on the soft green of the meadow. But also those in stone. In all, about fifteen sheep. The

Bronze

crocodile bench

or the

Love Seat

and its bronze and copper foliage by his wife Claude Lalanne (1925-2019) will highlight the unparalleled fantasy of an artist who drew directly from

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Source: lefigaro

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