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The Treasure Behind the Wall …

In Paris, the incredible story of a work of art found by chance

In the vast showroom of the future Oscar de la Renta shop in Paris (4, rue de Marignan, 8th), workers and architects discovered in 2019 a 17th century painting.

After technical study and restoration, it reveals today all its splendor. It is the story of the ambassador of Louis XIV in Constantinople (the Marquis de Nointel) during his visit of Jerusalem … (read the details in the press: The New York Times, The Times, Artnet, …

CARAA was very pleased to have been associated with this exciting study with the Nouvelle Tendance workshop. Here is an overview of the few scientific analyzes conducted on this painting prior to the restorations.