Painters Paintings Louis Béroud (1852-1930): Central Dome of the Gallery of Machines at the World F…
Painters Work Louis Béroud (1852-1930): Central Dome of the Gallery of Machines on the World Honest in Paris 1889, (1890), oil on canvas, 198 x 164.5 cm, Musée Carnavalet, Paris
The fourth World Expo, organized in Champ de Mars, Paris in 1889, celebrated the centenary of the French Revolution.
Béroud’s composition displays this occasion, depicting folks viewing exhibition in a historic environment.
Central Dome in Champ de Mars provides entry to the galleries of the “Varied Industries” however particularly to the “Gallery of thirty meters” which ends up in the Palace of Machines.
The monumental archway permits guests to stroll across the pavilion.
The nice and cozy colors of Béroud’s portray evoke the luxurious ornament of the dome with ample use of gilding.