Louvre Sees Damage to Works Following Torrential Rains in Paris

July 18th, 2017

Torrential rains in Paris have caused flooding at the Louvre, damaging some of the museum’s prized works by Nicolas Poussin and Jean François de Troy. The museum reports that, “water seeped into the mezzanine of the Denon wing (the Islamic Art and Eastern Mediterranean areas), the first floor of the Sully wing (Salle des Sept-Cheminées, Henri IV staircase) and the second floor of the Cour Carrée (certain French painting galleries).”Read more at Art Newspaper