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My Louvre by Antoine Compagnon

Writer in residence

Accessible on:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Introduction

Scholar and author Antoine Compagnon is the writer-in-residence at the Musée du Louvre for one year, starting May 24, 2023. Each week he composes a text on a moment, a feeling, a work, or a person at the museum, and shares it on the museum’s digital platforms (Facebook and louvre.fr). Confronting a different theme or subject each time, Antoine Compagnon presents photographs of the life of the museum alongside his texts, opening new approaches to the world of the museum.

Start of trail

Step 1

Mixed Religion

Denon, room 187

Mixed Religion

Denon, room 187

Step 2

The Phantom of the Salle des Sept Mètres

Denon, room 709

The Phantom of the Salle des Sept Mètres

Denon, room 709

Step 3

Ukrainian icons

Denon, room 173

Ukrainian icons

Denon, room 173

Step 4

In the Arc du Carrousel

Arc du Carrousel

In the Arc du Carrousel

Arc du Carrousel

Step 5

Pendants

Denon, room 714

Pendants

Denon, room 714

Step 6

Footbath

Denon, room 403

Footbath

Denon, room 403

Step 7

Vivant Denon

Sully, room 936

Vivant Denon

Sully, room 936

Step 8

Bernard Palissy’s furnace

Tuileries

Bernard Palissy’s furnace

Tuileries

Step 9

The head of Louis XIV

Sully, room 602

The head of Louis XIV

Sully, room 602

Step 10

The youth museum

Richelieu, room 505

The youth museum

Richelieu, room 505

Step 11

The most beautiful French still life?

Sully, room 911

The most beautiful French still life?

Sully, room 911

Step 12

Degas the Younger

Sully, rooms 949 and 950

Degas the Younger

Sully, rooms 949 and 950

Step 13

Sketches and copies

Sully, rooms 941 and 942

Sketches and copies

Sully, rooms 941 and 942

Step 14

A contraband Giacometti

Sully, room 639

A contraband Giacometti

Sully, room 639

Step 15

“Such indecencies”

Denon, room 712

“Such indecencies”

Aile Denon, room 712

Step 16

Friends

Richelieu, room 826

Friends

Richelieu, room 826

Step 17

The defenders of the Louvre

Denon, rooms 404 et 406

The defenders of the Louvre

Denon, rooms 404 et 406

Step 18

Netflix at the Louvre

usée du Louvre and National Gallery of London

Netflix at the Louvre

Musée du Louvre and National Gallery of London

Step 19

Bathers

Aile Richelieu, salle 845

Bathers

Richelieu, room 845

Step 20

The empty room

Denon, room 726

The empty room

Denon, room 726

Step 21

The collection of Dr La Caze

Sully, room 918

The collection of Dr La Caze

Sully, room 918

Step 22

Paris in the country

Richelieu, room 802

Paris in the country

Richelieu, room 802

Step 23

The eternal boarder

Sully, rooms 943 and 949

The eternal boarder

Sully, room 943 and 949

Step 24

The San Sebastiano from Montalcino

Montalcino museum

The San Sebastiano from Montalcino

Montalcino museum

Step 25

The Tiepolo room

Denon, room 725

The Tiepolo room

Denon, room 725

Step 26

Fakes

Richelieu, room 527

Fakes

Richelieu, room 527

Step 27

The Beautiful German Woman

Denon, room 169

The Beautiful German Woman

Denon, room 169

Step 28

The Louvre in New York

Sully, room 663

The Louvre in New York

Sully, room 663

Step 29

A bathroom

Sully, room 947

A bathroom

Sully, room 947

Step 30

Wallpaper

Richelieu, room 851

Wallpaper

Richelieu, room 851

Step 31

Moved to Tears before "the Man with a Glove"

Denon, room 711

Moved to Tears before "the Man with a Glove"

Denon, room 711

Step 32

The Dog’s Snout

Richelieu, room 210

The Dog’s Snout

Richelieu, room 210

Step 33

Little Albertine

Sully, room 941

Little Albertine

Sully, room 941

Step 34

The Gardener of the Cour Marly

Richelieu, room 102

The Gardener of the Cour Marly

Richelieu, room 102

Step 35

The Cour Coysevox

Richelieu, rooms 102, 104 et 105

The Cour Coysevox

Richelieu, rooms 102, 104 et 105

Step 36

Blue as a Hippo

Sully, room 636

Blue as a Hippo

Sully, room 636

Step 37

The Toilet of Atalante

Richelieu, room 225

The Toilet of Atalante

Richelieu, room 225

Step 38

The Head of Charles V

Richelieu, room 209

The Head of Charles V

Richelieu, room 209

Step 39

Dog or Lion Cub

Richelieu, room 210 and 212

Dog or Lion Cub

Richelieu, room 210 and 212

Step 40

The Hidden Staircase

Sully, room 932

The Hidden Staircase

Sully, room 932

Step 41

The Sinister Side

Denon, room 169

The Sinister Side

Denon, room 169

Step 42

The Blue Servants

Sully, room 319

The Blue Servants

Sully, room 319

Step 43

Frieze of Eyes

Sully, room 317

Frieze of Eyes

Sully, room 317

Step 44

The Galerie des Grands Hommes

Richelieu, room 225

The Galerie des Grands Hommes

Richelieu, room 225

Step 45

The Diabolo of L’Indifférent

Sully, room 918

The Diabolo of L’Indifférent

Sully, room 918

Step 46

A Meticulous Visitor

Sully, rooms 916 and 917

A Meticulous Visitor

Sully, rooms 916 and 917

Step 47

Reception Piece

Richelieu, rooms 219 and 221

Reception Piece

Richelieu, rooms 219 and 221

Step 48

The Iron Master

Sully, room 912

The Iron Master

Sully, room 912

Step 49

Gilles and Bathsheba

Denon, room 663 / Richelieu, room 844

Gilles and Bathsheba

Denon, room 663 / Richelieu, room 844

Step 50

The Musées Nationaux Récupération [National Recuperation Museum]

Richelieu, rooms 804 and 805

The Musées Nationaux Récupération [National Recuperation Museum]

Richelieu, rooms 804 and 805

Step 51

The Inspiration of Saint Matthew

Richelieu, room 203

The Inspiration of Saint Matthew

Richelieu, room 203

Step 52

The Galerie Campana

Sully, rooms 651-659

The Galerie Campana

Sully, rooms 651-659

Step 53

The Head and the Hand

Richelieu, rooms 826 and 830

The Head and the Hand

Richelieu, rooms 826 and 830

Step 54

National Art Center - Tokyo

The Louvre in Tokyo

National Art Center - Tokyo

Step 55

Lost as in Tokyo

Richelieu, rooms 837 and 844

Lost as in Tokyo

Richelieu, rooms 837 and 844

Step 56

On Loan from the Louvre

Petit Palais - Avignon

On Loan from the Louvre

Petit Palais - Avignon

Step 57

The Biggest Slum in Paris

Sully, room 218

The Biggest Slum in Paris

Sully, room 218

Step 58

White on White

Denon, room 711

White on White

Denon, room 711

Step 59

The Resemblance Game

Denon, rooms 708 to 710

The Resemblance Game

Denon, rooms 708 to 710

Step 60

Le canapé circulaire de Napoléon III

Le canapé circulaire de Napoléon III

Aile Richelieu, salle 544

Step 61

Le pont des Arts

Aile Sully

Le pont des Arts

Aile Sully

Step 62

Yoga chez Sargon II

Yoga chez Sargon II

Step 63

Hortus conclusus

Escalier du Nord

Hortus conclusus

Escalier du Nord

Step 64

Le garde des tableaux du roi

Sully, room 930

Le garde des tableaux du roi

Sully, room 930

Step 65

Hand Authenticated

Denon, room 169

Hand Authenticated

Denon, room 169

Step 66

Fragment ou essence

Denon, room 170

Fragment ou essence

Denon, room 170

Step 67

Italy-Spain

Richelieu, rooms 718 and 801

Italy-Spain

Richelieu, rooms 718 and 801

Step 68

Passez, payez

Sully, room 938

Passez, payez

Sully, room 938

Step 69

Elephant Ivory

Richelieu, room 527

Elephant Ivory

Richelieu, room 527

Step 70

Regarder voir

Regarder voir

Step 71

Item Missing

Sully, room 337

Item Missing

Sully, room 337

Step 72

Au Louvre

Aile Sully, salle 321

Au Louvre

Aile Sully, salle 321

Step 73

The Duc de Choiseul’s Snuffbox

Aile Richelieu, salle 623

The Duc de Choiseul’s Snuffbox

Richelieu, room 623

Step 74

The Other Side of the Museum

Sully, room 906

The Other Side of the Museum

Sully, room 906

Step 75

Kitsch

Kitsch

Step 76

The Underside of the Museum

Sully, salles 136-137

The Underside of the Museum

Sully, salles 136-137

Step 77

Earring

Denon, room 170

Earring

Denon, room 170

Step 78

A Slow Day

Denon, room 711

A Slow Day

Denon, room 711

Step 79

The Hand of Eros

Sully, room 344

The Hand of Eros

Sully, room 344

Step 80

The Cat

Sully, room 332

The Cat

Sully, room 332

Step 81

Plaster

Sully, room 347

Plaster

Sully, room 347

Step 82

Studio

Sully rooms 948-952

Studio

Sully rooms 948-952

Step 83

Vertigo

Richelieu, Escalators

Vertigo

Richelieu, Escalators

Step 84

Poetic Joust

Denon, room 186,

Poetic Joust

Denon, room 186,

Step 85

The Mummy

Sully, room 322

The Mummy

Sully, room 322

Step 86

The Crypt of the Sphinx

Sully, room 348

The Crypt of the Sphinx

Sully, room 348

Step 87

The Welcoming Hands, Louise Bourgeois

Tuileries yard, facing Jeu de paume museum

The Welcoming Hands, Louise Bourgeois

The Welcoming Hands, Tuileries yard, facing Jeu de paume museum

Way to exit

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