Tag Archives: French Art

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. With more than 35,000 works of art on display ranging from paintings and sculptures to decorative objects and archaeological treasures, it is truly one of the greatest repositories of human artistic achievement anywhere on the […]

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Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) – Paris

Featuring 6,000 unique and precious objects amassed during the late 19th century by distinguished collectors Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, the Jacquemart-André Museum (Musée Jacquemart-André) is one of the most fascinating museums in Paris.  Housed in a magnificent Second Empire mansion which was the celebrated and fashionable couple’s residence and private gallery, the […]

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Metropolitan Museum of Art – New York

A treasury of more than 2 million individual objects, tens of thousands of which are permanently on display including many of mankind’s greatest masterpieces, New York’s Metropolitan Museum is the Western Hemisphere’s most important art institution. Spanning the entire history of human civilization, the collection features not only paintings, drawings, prints, etchings, sculptures and photographs, […]

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Impression, Sunrise: The True Story of Monet’s Masterpiece at the Marmottan Museum – Paris

September 18, 2014 through January 18, 2015 – Exploring the iconography and true history of the Claude Monet painting, “Impression, Sunrise,” (1872) the flagship work in the Marmottan Museum’s collection and  the painting which gave the Impressionist movement its name, this exhibition marks the 140th  anniversary of the first Impressionist exhibit presented in Paris in […]

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Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics at the Met Museum – New York

February 4, 2014 through August 18, 2014 – Making Pottery Art: The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics (1880–1910) presents the public debut of the recently acquired Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of European Art Pottery which is comprised of works produced during a period when French potters created technically experimental and aesthetically ambitious […]

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The Hays Collection at the Musée d’Orsay – Paris

April 16, 2013 through August 18, 2013 – View the private collection of outstanding 19th and early 20th century works of French art acquired over the last thirty years by a pair of American art lovers, many on view publicly in France for the first time since their expatriation. The Hays Collection at the Musée d’Orsay […]

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Palace of the Legion of Honor – San Francisco

Grand in form and content yet still intimate and inviting, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor features an […]

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) – New York

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art in New York or MoMA is the most […]

Whitney Museum of American Art – New York

Sculptor and philanthropist Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney created the Whitney Museum of American Art because she believed it was necessary to […]

Rodin Museum (Musée Rodin) – Paris

As home to the most treasured and comprehensive collection of the works of renowned French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Rodin […]

Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) – Paris

The Louvre Museum (Musée du Louvre) in Paris is the most visited museum in the world and for good reason. […]

Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) – Paris

For lovers of Impressionism, a pilgrimage to the Marmottan Monet Museum (Musée Marmottan Monet) is absolutely essential.  Keeper of the […]