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Room Galerie des "Grands Hommes", France

Richelieu wing - Ground floor - - Galerie des ""Grands Hommes""""

France, 17th and 18th centuries

This display features 18th-century sculpture from the reign of Louis XVI, portraits, and marble statues of noted contemporary figures in French public life (the so-called ''grands hommes de la France'') commissioned by the comte d'Angiviller, Superintendant of Buildings from 1776 to 1787.

Practical information

The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Night opening until 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Free admission on the first Saturday of each month
from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Closed on the following holidays: January 1, May 1, December 25
Musée du Louvre, 75058 Paris - France
Métro: Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre (lines 1 and 7)
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17

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