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The Quai d'Orsay (/ / KAY dor-SAY, French: [ke dɔʁsɛ] (listen)) is a quay in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, part of the left bank of the Seine, and the name of the street along it. The Quai becomes the Quai Anatole-France east of the Palais Bourbon, and the Quai Branly west of the Pont de l'Alma.
The building of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was developed between 1844 and 1855 by Jacques Lacornée. The statues of the facade were created by the sculptor Henri de Triqueti (1870). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the place where the Treaty of Versailles was written.
- Official web site of the Ministry building
- Musée d'Orsay: History of the site
- New International Encyclopedia. 1905. .
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