Monday, April 9, 2012

On April 9

On this day in ...
... 1667 (345 years ago today), the 1st-ever public art exhibition opened at the Palais Royal (left) in Paris, France. (photo credit) Featured were works by members of the Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture, then fewer than 20 years old.

(Prior April 9 posts are here, here, here, here, and here.)

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