A Versailles Meta-Moment

I think this is just fabulous! It’s a photograph taken in the Jeu de Paume court at Versailles in 2010 during a conference (pdf) on the oath taken in the Jeu de Paume court at Versailles in 1789. A coloured reproduction based on Jacques-Louis David’s Tennis Court Oath completes the whole meta mise-en-abyme experience. Brilliant. Talk about retrieving layers of time through space and place.

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