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Watchmaker Breguet Helps Reopen Louvre's 18th c. Decorative Arts Galleries

  • August 18, 2014 22:42

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The Louvre's study of the Villemaré-Dangé townhouse, circa 1750 .
(Photo © 2014 Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN-GP / Olivier Ouadah)
Swiss watchmaker Breguet has help fund a lavish new display of 18th-century French decorative arts in the Louvre Museum in Paris. 

Last June, some 2,000 objects dating from the Age of  Enlightenment went on full display in 33 galleries after nearly a decade of being off-view.

Breguet Swatch Group gave several million euros to the Louvre’s €26 million renovation for the galleries.

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