Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking

Breguet: Art and Innovation in Watchmaking explores the history of the watch and clock maker Breguet who transformed the nature of timekeeping. The exhibition will include displays describing the technology that earned Breguet his sobriquet as “the father of modern horology.”
, 'Tourbillon watch,' 1809, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Tourbillon watch, 1809

Legion of Honor

, 'Decorative, precision clock,' 1806, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Decorative, precision clock, 1806

Legion of Honor

, 'Marine chronometer,' 1822, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Marine chronometer, 1822

Legion of Honor

, 'Small (médaillon) subscription watch,' 1806, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Small (médaillon) subscription watch, 1806

Legion of Honor

, '‘Marie-Antoinette’ watch,' 2005-2008, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

‘Marie-Antoinette’ watch, 2005-2008

Legion of Honor

, 'Half-quarter repeating travel clock with alarm,' 1826, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Half-quarter repeating travel clock with alarm, 1826

Legion of Honor

, 'Subscription watch,' 1798, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Subscription watch, 1798

Legion of Honor

, 'Automatic (perpétuelle) quarter repeating watch with dumb (à toc) repeater,' 1794, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Automatic (perpétuelle) quarter repeating watch with dumb (à toc) repeater, 1794

Legion of Honor

, 'Small gold ring-watch,' 1836, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Small gold ring-watch, 1836

Legion of Honor

, 'Small (médaillon) tact watch,' 1800, Legion of Honor

Abraham-Louis Breguet

Small (médaillon) tact watch, 1800

Legion of Honor