Huet, Christophe (1700-59); French. Medium: colour photograph. Date: c.1740. The salon chinois in the rococo style was added by one of the owners of the chateau, Louis C�sar de la Baume le Blanc, duc de la Valliere, friend of King Louis XV and madame de Pompadour; the chateau was leased between 1757 and 1759 by Madame de Pompadour, who spent much money on renovation but she left it in 1759 as the chateau was not liked by Louis XV; furniture with Beauvais tapestry depicting La Fontaine's fables; Provenance: Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne, France / Giraudon. Photographic Rights The Bridgeman Art Library.