On the occasion of the reopening to the public of the Palace of Monaco on July 1, Prince Albert expressed his emotion in a video message broadcast this July 6 on Instagram.
the Prince Albert of Monaco held, with an extraordinary emotion to personally celebrate the reopening of the Prince’s Palace. After two years of closure to the public for works, the Monegasque museum has been exhibiting its new Renaissance frescoes Italian. Discovered under several coats of paint as part of a renovation carried out in 2015 on 19th century paintings, the composed work covers an area of 600 m²we learn about the site of the residence Grimaldi. For the first time, visitors will be able to contemplate this exceptional find, located under a vault in the courtyard, near the apartments ofAlbert II.
An event that the sovereign presented in a video posted on Instagram on July 6. ” It is of course an extraordinary emotion! You can make these discoveries in a palace where you thought you knew all the treasures hidden there, it’s a wonder “, he explained in front of the camera. The clip shows some details of the restoration, “ environmentally friendly “, we specify, which would also have mobilized advanced techniques, such as the laser cleaningindicate our colleagues from french news. For several years, the teams worked to restore their colors to the paintings, covered over by order of Charles III, Prince of Monaco from 1856 to 1889. very meticulous work “, confided to the media the restaurateur Jane Marshall, on July 1st.
A double celebration for Prince Albert
Moved by the discovery of this piece of heritage, Prince Albert said he was honored to be “ the keeper of this story “. “ Can we discover anything else? “, questions the latter, assuming that there is” always surprises within the Palace. In addition to this novelty, the public will have the possibility of surveying the large apartments, completely refurbished. Museum news was not the only celebration on July 1st. On the same day, the princely couple celebrated their 11 years of marriage. Recently released from convalescence, the Princess Charlene of Monaco was with her husband for the festivities. Gradually, the former swimmer, victim of a serious ENT infection, and complications following a major operation in 2021, takes part in the events of the Rock. The young woman of South African origin recently presented her next collection of NFTs. The Princess also showed up on a family outing to Oslo on July 4.
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