Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans, Ingres-Bourdelle Museum in Montauban
After three years of renovation work, the Ingres-Bourdelle museum in Montauban has re-opened its doors to host the « Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans. Images of the ideal prince » exhibition from June 18 to October 24, 2021.
In connection to this, the LP Art Toulouse branch mobilized a team of four installers including, a team leader in-charge for two weeks to unpack and install nearly 180 historical artworks from around forty lenders. It was compose of mainly French lenders, notably the Louvre and the Ingres-Bourdelle museum: large life-size plaster, large-format paintings, marbles, bronze but also drawings, engravings, archival documents and military clothes… This exhibition depicts the portrait of Ferdinand Philippe d'Orléans, heir to the French throne between 1830 and 1842 reflecting his considerable influence as a prince and a patron.