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Luxembourg Palace

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Luxembourg Palace

Marie de Medici
Modeled the Pitti Palace of Florence
French Senate house
Basic Background
Construction
Started in 1615
Ended in 1627
Main architects were Salomon de Brosse and Clement Metezeau
Why did Marie build the palace?
Marie bought Hotel Flanco de Luxembourg with its 18 hectares
Bought surrounding properties to reach 20 hectares total
1 hectare of land is the equivalent to 2.5 acres
Football field. Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2013.
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Paris-Walking-Tours. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2013.
<http://www.paris-walking-tours.com/palaisduluxembourg.html>
Musee du Luxembourg. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2013.
<http://www.museeduluxembourg.fr/en/le-musee/histoire>
Works Cited
Peter Rubens
1631
1642
What now?
1750
1792
World War 2
Is a museum today
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Label of construction. Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2013.
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