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Hôtel Silvy

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Type  Hôtel particulier
Country  France
Address  35, rue Roux Alpheran
Town or city  Aix-en-Provence
Hôtel Silvy

The Hôtel Silvy (a.k.a. the Hôtel Ripert de Monclar or the Hôtel Bourguignon de Fabregoules) is a listed hôtel particulier in Aix-en-Provence.

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Location

It is located at number 35 on the rue Roux Alpheran in the Quartier Mazarin of Aix-en-Provence.

History

The hotel was built in the seventeenth century for the Silvy family, a family of landowners and magistrates from Aix. In the garden, the fountain was built in the eighteenth century.

It was the private residence of Jean-Pierre-François de Ripert-Monclar (1711-1773) and his wife, Catherine de Lisle. It was later the residence of Jean-Baptiste de Bourguignon de Fabregoules (1746-1838), an art collector who bequeathed his art collection to the Musée Granet in Aix.

Heritage significance

The fountain and the garden have been listed as monuments historiques since 1929. The hotel has been listed as a monument historique since 1984.

References

Hôtel Silvy Wikipedia


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