Tuileries Palace


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Noun1.Tuileries Palace - palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871Tuileries Palace - palace and royal residence built for Catherine de Medicis in 1564 and burned down in 1871; all that remains today are the formal gardens
capital of France, City of Light, French capital, Paris - the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
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V&A casts from the 16th-century Tuileries Palace are now the only surviving three-dimensional evidence of the original (Fig.
The queen spent an entire evening in the Tuileries Palace wrapping up all of her diamonds, rubies and pearls and storing them in a wooden chest.
In 1685, King Louis XIV purchased property just north of the Tuileries Palace with the intent of building a public square designed to glorify his reign.
He was imprisoned, but then released by Queen Catherine de Medici, who commissioned him, as "inventor of rustic pottery," to decorate a pottery grotto in the Tuileries Palace. He was imprisoned again in 1588 and died while in prison in 1590.
The garden, built by Catherine de Medici as the garden of the Tuileries Palace in 1564, was eventually opened to the public in 1667 and became a public park after the French Revolution (1789-1799).
In 1792, during the French Revolution, mobs in Paris attacked the Tuileries Palace, where King Louis XVI resided.