French decorative arts

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Book Shorts

The full-colour beauty of the recently restored Catherine de’ Medici tapestries is revealed in this catalogue

Vibrant illustrations are accompanied by essays that discuss the history, making and purpose of the tapestries

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Art market

French decorative arts apparently recession-proof

The international market absorbs the Polo, Patiño and Johnson collections in one year. Tous les Louis do well but Louis XVI best of all

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Museums & Heritage

Metropolitan re-opens Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts

Also now open is its Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education