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La Salle des Mariages, Menton
Categories: Art Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
From 1957 to 1958, the mayor of Menton, Francis Palmero requested the renowned Jean Cocteau to decorate his wedding hall. A masterpiece of its kind, the artist designed a magnificent setting perfect in the eyes of many a critique. Everything in La Salle des Mariages was designed by the master's hand. The murals of course but also wooden doors patterned diamond points, carpet, as well as leopard style bronze candelabra. The highlights of this hall are the portraits of eternal lovers are traced in a meander line. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to La Salle des Mariages by using our Menton travel itinerary planner.
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The Marriage Hall in the Town Hall was decorated by Jean Cocteau in the 1950s and is a great example of his work. Walls and ceiling are completely covered with his striking designs, full of symbolism.... read more »
Cocteau donne un cachet tout à fait particulier à cette salle des mariages, à voir ! Le commentaire nous éclaire bien sur ce que Cocteau a voulu exprimer.Cocteau gives a quite distinctive to this wedding, to see room! The comment sheds light on what Cocteau wanted to express.show original
We had read about this special hall in advance, but nevertheless it was relatively hard to find. It is to be found in the Hotel de Ville (Municipality hall), but there is a door on the front side of t... read more »
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