of 17th century France
Feel free to download this wallpaper of a photo I took of
the candle illuminated château
visit the official website of Vaux-le-Vicomte
categories and further information,
please visit the official page of Les
Amis de Vaux-le-Vicomte
The text below is taken from the guide book to Vaux-le-Vicomte
Les Amis de Vaux-le-Vicomte
together those whose aim it is to preserve the high standards
of this private estate was created in 1983.
are defined in article 2 of the statutes:
to the maintenance and restoration of the chateau, the outbuildings
and gardens of Vaux-le-Vicomte located in Seine-et-Marne (France)
which have been listed as Historical Monuments.
the art collections presently housed at Vaux-le-Vicomte or which
may be housed there on a permanent basis; to receive or acquire
any art objects, souvenirs, documents either connected with
Vaux-le-Vicomte and those families that have contributed to
its creation and maintenance, or any works of art to be kept
public visits, subject to any special circumstances and all
requirements connected with the conservation and restoration
of the site.
all actions for the encouragement of the Arts by all appropriate
means, to promote visits by students and researchers interested
in the subjects offered by Vaux-le-Vicomte.
or help organise meetings, exhibits, publications or to undertake
or further the undertaking of studies.
forms and information, please apply to the estate Office:
LES AMIS DE VAUX LE VICOMTE - DOMAINE DE VAUX LE VICOMTE -
77950 MAINCY - FRANCE - TEL. : +33 (0)188.8.131.52.90 - FAX
: +33 (0)184.108.40.206.85
& Glory | Downfall
& Injustice | 'Une
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17th August 2001 - Fête
Graphics © N. Kipar 1999. Fouquet's crest in
the title graphic © Vaux-le-Vicomte,
Photo Copyright © N. Kipar 1997.
Text © Vaux-le-Vicomte
1997. The copyright remains exclusively with the copyright holders