Tastemakers: Europe 1600–1815
The V&A’s Europe Galleries comprise more than 1,100 magnificent works from 1600–1815. Actress Imelda Staunton takes us on a journey to discover objects made in Europe for some of the period’s most discerning leaders of taste: King Louis XIV, Queen Marie Antoinette and Catherine the Great. This video was produced by the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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