Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Located in the Marais district, the Hôtel de Guénégaud (1650s) is the only existing private mansion designed by architect François Mansard. This hôtel houses the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature.
Every aspect of the animal world, including the themes of hunting myths and legends, its traditions and practices, and the development of firearms, is highlighted here via paintings of animals, stuffed animals from North Africa, the Americas and Asia, and a collection of weapons and crossbows.
The museum provides a stunning setting for presenting a pedagogic approach to animal anatomy and the advocacy of respectful hunting practices, wildlife preservation and ecological awareness.
Come and discover with our guide, Catherine, the many fascinating tales this beautiful museum has to tell.
Instructor: Catherine Estivalezes holds a PHD in British and Americana Studies from the Sorbonne and has been involved for years in a Foundation for promoting Contemporary Art, before getting back to Art History studies. She has several years of experience in guiding, including districts, monuments, museums, and temporary exhibitions.
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