Louvre, Paris: the Pyramid and Napoleon Court

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RIBApix ref no RIBA108651
Architect/DesignerI. M. Pei & Partners
Lefuel, Hector Martin (1810-1880)
Visconti, Louis (1791-1853)
Artist/PhotographerBenton, Tim
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1989
Image Date1996
ViewExterior
MediumTransparency
Library ReferenceBenton 96-03-10-04
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Tim Benton / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Napoleon Court, flanked by the Richelieu, Sully and Denon Wings (completed by Lefuel and Visconti in 1857) is the setting for I. M. Pei's glass pyramid of 1989.

Subject tags

glazing, water features, museums, fountains, art galleries