Versailles in Arras: Roulez carrosses !
Exhibition at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Arras from 18 March 2012 to 10 November 2013.
The first ever French exhibition dedicated to the carriage is the result of a partnership between the Palace of Versailles and Trianon Museums and Arras town. Amongst the collection of coaches and Royal and Imperial carriages on display are the famous carriages from Napoleon I's wedding procession, Charles X's coronation coach and Louis XVIII's funeral carriage. Numerous paintings, sculptures, and also coaches, sedan chairs, horse harnesses and trappings from Versailles will enrich this display of transport from yesteryear.