Famous French Art Museums

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Famous French Art Museums

It is considered that the most important art museums in France are:

Musee du Louvre, Paris, Musee d'Orsay, Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, Chateau De Versailles, France. (there Le Musée de l’Histoire de France.), Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris, Musée Fabre, Montpellier, France, Petit Palais, City of Paris Fine Art Museum., The Matisse Museum Nice, France, Musée Picasso, Antibes, France, The National Medieval Art Museum in Paris, also known as the Musée Cluny, Musée Carnavalet - Museum of Paris History, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, Musee Ingres (Montauban, the Dordogne), France, Musee Toulouse-Lautrec (Albi, Languedoc), France, Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux (Bayeux, Normandy), France, Musée Marmottan - Claude Monet, Paris, Musée National Rodin, Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne ( Palais de Tokyo), Paris, and Musee National Eugene Delacroix, Paris.

Monet Impressionsunrise.jpg . Monet’s "Impression, Soleil Levant", which gave its name to impressionism at Musée Marmottan-Claude Monet.

Jacques-Louis David at the Louvre.

Eugene Delacroix, La liberte guidant le peuple, 1830, Musée du Louvre.


Henri Matisse, Large Red Interior, 1848, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre G. Pompidou.
  • The Louvre is a masterpiece in and of itself. It guards some 445,000 artistic pieces.
  • The Musée d'Orsay, is housed in a beautiful old train station. Countless impressionist and expressionist masterpieces are held here. [1]
  • Musée du Luxembourg: The first Impressionist exhibition to be held in a national museum took place here.
  • The Marmottan Monet Museum has the largest Claude Monet collection in the world.
  • The Matisse Museum has been welcoming visitors to its collection of works left by Henri Matisse (and his heirs) to the city of Nice where he lived from 1918 until 1954. [2]

Le Musée de l’Histoire de France, Chateau de Versailles, France.

See also

Pierre Dupuis, Nature morte aux prunes et aux abricots, XVII, Musée des beaux-arts d'Agen.
Renoir, La Lecture, 1892, Le Louvre.

External links

Jean-Antoine Watteau, Pierrot, Musée du Louvre, Paris.
Bal du Moulin de la Galette, Montmartre, 1876, Pierre-Auguste Renoir at Musée d'Orsay.