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  • Clark bought a small hôtel particulier and began filling it with art, first shipping over family paintings but soon collecting on his own, starting with Old Master drawings and Renaissance paintings.

    The Clark Collection's Personal Vision

  • Housed in a revamped creamy Belle-Epoque hôtel particulier , flush with an adjoining newly built contemporary exhibition space, the museum's carefully selected inaugural exhibition, "Bonnard and Le Cannet: In the Light of the Mediterranean" dazzles with more than 40 paintings and 20 drawings, on loan from museums and private collections.

    From Bonnard's Vantage Point

  • Beyond the pricey boutiques and restaurants of the Presqu'île "the peninsula", girded by the Rhône and the Saône, this is a city of secret passageways, hidden alleys and courtyards tucked away behind sumptuous hôtel particulier fronts.

    Top 10 things to do in Lyon

  • Considered by many the richest and most imaginative French cabinet of the early eighteenth century, this curiosity cabinet was housed in the hôtel particulier, as the city residences of aristocrats and royalty were known, of Joseph Bonnier de la Mosson (1702-1744), located in the now extinct rue des Dominiques ...

    Boing Boing

  • On the lodging front, after a half-century of acting as a government building, a "h ô tel particulier" commissioned by Napoleon's grand-nephew Roland has been restored and reopened as a sumptuous Shangri-La.

    Paris: Modern Romance

  • Ten dresses hung about the rooms of a hôtel particulier again in the Place Vendôme and we were invited to inspect them.

    Welcome to the Show

  • L'extraction de minerai, en particulier diamantifère, domine l'activité économique, mais le tourisme progresse, grâce aux activités de préservation de la nature et à d'importantes réserves naturelles.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • Punir une personne sans procès ou arbitrairement, en particulier par pendaison, parce qu'elle est censée avoir commis un crime ou par racisme.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • But I only just finished preparing our party venue (a very nice appartment in an hôtel particulier which looks fine now, but at 4pm, when the bachelor boys who live there had not yet removed their festering clothes and dog-eared possessions, looked anything but).

    ring finger

  • Comme c'était le premier livre de Ian McEwan que je lisais, je n'en attendais rien de particulier.

    Archive 2010-07-01

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