Editorial Content

Michèle Bimbenet-Privat, Curator in the Department of Decorative Arts, Musée du Louvre
Frédéric Dassas, Curator in the Department of Decorative Arts, Musée du Louvre
Guillaume Faroult, Curator in the Department of Paintings, Musée du Louvre

Design and Production


© Musée du Louvre / Hervé Lewandowski

Video: © Arekipa

‘The project’ section:
• Étienne-François, Duc de Choiseul-Stainville, Louis-Michel van Loo © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / Gérard Blot

‘The work close-up’ section:
• Offering to Priapus, Jean Raoux © Musée Fabre de Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole / photographie Frédéric Jaulmes – Reproduction interdite sans autorisation
• The Grinder’s Family, Gerard ter Borch © BPK, Berlin, dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jörg P. Anders
• A Young Woman Praying at the Altar of Love, Jean-Baptiste Greuze, CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 © The Wallace Collection
• Self-Portrait with a Cap and Gold Chain, Rembrandt van Rijn © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / René-Gabriel Ojéda
• The Meadow, or Three Oxen in a Vast Meadow, Paulus Potter © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Franck Raux
• A Woman Playing a Lute to Two Men, Gerard ter Borch, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 © The National Gallery
• A Poulterer’s Shop, Gerrit Dou, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 © The National Gallery
• The Glass of Lemonade, Gerard ter Borch, Images are used from, courtesy of The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
• Portrait of Louis XV, Louis-Michel van Loo © RMN-Grand Palais (Château de Versailles) / image RMN-GP
• Portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour, François Hubert Drouais, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Orléans © François Lauginie
• Portrait of the Duchesse de Gramont, née Béatrice de Choiseul-Stainville, sister of the Duc de Choiseul, Alexandre Roslin © Musée basque et de l’histoire de Bayonne
• Port Adorned with Architecture, Hubert Robert © Direction des Musées de Dunkerque, MBA / photo Emmanuel Watteau
• Desk of the Duc de Choiseul in his study at Versailles © Maurice Aeschimann, Genevas
• Capriccio with the Pantheon before the Porto di Ripetta, Hubert ROBERT © LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna
• A Man Visiting a Woman Washing her Hands, Gabriel METSU © Waddesdon Image Library

Where can I see
the snuffbox?

The Snuffbox is currently in the storerooms, where it is being studied
by curators and researchers who hope to uncover its final secrets!
We will let you know as soon as it is back on display in the museum.