Monday, 28 December 2015

Carnavalet Museum in Paris

This museum is about the history of Paris. It is hosted in a Renaissance-era hotel. The diverse collections exhibited in the museum goes from archaeology to complete interior of apartments over the centuries.

They also have a good collection of paintings.

Le Square du Vert-Galant – the Vert-Galant square (1943) oil painting by Pablo Picasso

Notre-Dame sous la neige - Notre-Dame under snow – Oil painting by Albert Marquet

La reconstruction du Pont du Carrousel – Rebuilding of the Carrousel bridge (1936) -  Oil painting by Jean Texcier

Marie Cassatt - oil painting by Jacques-Emile Blanche

Marie Cassatt - Detail

Marie Cassatt was an American Impressionist painter who was a friend of Degas and Manet. There were a number of American artists who came to France to work with the Impressionist group, but she is probably the most famous of them.

Le Parc Montsouris - Oil painting by Ludovic Vallée

Le Parc Montsouris – Detail

Le Parc Montsouris - Detail

Le Parc Montsouris - Detail

La rue Lepic et la Place Blanche – Oil painting by Abel Truchet

Address of the museum

16 rue des Francs-Bourgeois
75003 Paris

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