The Musee Cernuschi houses the art collection gathered by the Milanese banker and politician, Enrico Cernuschi (1821-1896), ... More
The Musee Cernuschi houses the art collection gathered by the Milanese banker and politician, Enrico Cernuschi (1821-1896), during his long trip to the far East in 1871. He displayed his art treasures in his hôtel particulier (private mansion) located near the Parc Monceau and bequeathed them to the city of Paris on his death. The objects exhibited include paintings, ceramics, silk paintings and funerary statues. Stand back to admire the bronze vase dating from the 12th Century BCE, the silk paintings The Tigress and Horses and stablemen by the 8th-century court artist, Han Kan.
Nearly 2.5 million visitors each year come to see the largest collection in the world of impressionist artwork, found in
the splendid Musée d'Orsay. The building itself, called the Gare d'Orsay, was built for the World's Fair of 1900. ...
Located in the Marais district, the beautiful Hôtel de Guenegaud, built by François Mansard in 1654, now houses the Musee
de la Chasse et de la Nature (Museum of Hunting and Nature). There is a variety of objects representing ...
The museum opened its doors for the first time in 1937. Since then, the museum has been dedicated to modern
art (from the 1960s on). Its permanent exhibition, which is free entry, houses over 8000 works, among them you ...