The J. Paul Getty Museum

Galerie des Batailles

Object Details

Title:

Galerie des Batailles

Artist/Maker:

André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, 1819 - 1889)

Culture:

French

Places:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Versailles, France (Place Depicted)

Date:

1857

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.433.4

Dimensions:

34.7 × 26.5 cm (13 11/16 × 10 7/16 in.)

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Object Description

Interior view of an elongated hall with vaulted glass and coffered ceiling. The hall is lined with large paintings and busts of various historical figures. This view looks toward groups of Corinthian columns that are supporting connected arches in the center of the room.