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Hubert Robert: a Visionary Painter
Author, 'The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Trans...
Though French artist Hubert Robert's name doesn't resonate like those of his compatriots Chardin and Fragonard, in his day he was celebrated for his poetic views of architectural ruins. Robert's diverse fans ranged from Louis XVI and Catherine the Great to Voltaire and Thomas Jefferson.
Seven Ways to "Meet" the DuPonts in Wilmington DE
Travel Writer, GetawayMavens.com; Northeast getaway expert
While there are now 4,000 DuPont descendents scattered around the world, the family has deep roots (many with deep pockets) in this Delaware city.
Grisly Relic Tested For Beheaded King's DNA
First Nighter: Lee's "Luce" No Loser; Adjmi's "Marie Antoinette" Loses Its Head
Writer, Drama Critic
Louis XVI's Bloody Cloth Auctions For $24,400
Marie Antoinette's Shoes Sell At Auction
France's Mass Strikes Are No Tea Party
Veteran Journalist, Author
Walk down any street in the old part of Paris behind the Louvre, and you see large numbers of unwashed, evil-looking ruffians just waiting for an excuse to riot, loot and burn.
A French Oval Office: Fit for a King
Joan Z. Shore
Paris columnist, author of 'Saging' and 'Red Burgundy'
Last week, at Paris'
Biennale des Antiquaires
, a venerable family of French antique dealers showed how the Oval Office would look if it were in France.
Louis XVI's Final Testament Recovered
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