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The Musee du Petit Palais once the home to cardinals and bishops in Avignon, Provence in France, Europe.

The Musee du Petit Palais in Avignon in the department of Vaucluse, Provence in France was just called Petit Palais, Little Palace, when the construction was started in 1308 by Cardinal Berenger de Fredol l'Ancien and completed by 1320.Pope Benoit Xll made some alterations to the Petit Palais in Avignon and it became the bishopric. The Little Palace, which was not really little at all, was also home to several cardinals and bishops and today, visitors can see how opulent the nineteen rooms must have been in those past centuries, although during the great schism the Petit Palais was attacked and damaged. The palace as seen today was completed around 1460.The Musee du Petit Palais in Provence, France is at the north end of the place du Palais and now displays a wonderful collection of paintings, frescoes and sculptures. The paintings are mainly religious and from the 13th to 16th centuries. ... continue below the picture...


Musee Du Petit Palais France

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Musee Du Petit Palais France
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... Italian Renaissance works from artists such as Giovanni di Paolo, Carpaccio, Sano di Pietro and Giovanni Bellini.One of the most breathtaking works that should not be missed is 'Virgin and Child', an early Botticelli creation. The Musee du Petit Palais, Provence in France should definitely be on 'places to see' list when visiting the city of Avignon.Musee du Petit Palais, Avignon, Vaucluse, Provence, France, Europe.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/100 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 70mm.

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Musee Du Petit Palais France
The Musee du Petit Palais once the home to cardinals and bishops in Avignon, Provence in France, Europe.
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