The Musée d’Orsay is home to many of France’s most famous Impressionist masterpieces. Its collection ranges from the mid-1800’s to the early 1900’s and is housed in what used to be one of Paris’s most impressive train depots.
Some of the well known artists whose works are part of the museum’s collection include: Cassatt, Cezanne, Degas, Courbet, Guaguin, Ingres, Manet, Millet, Monet, Morisot, Pissarro, Renoir, Rousseau, Seurat, Toulouse-Lautrec, van Gogh, Vuillard and Whistler.
Learn more about the museum and its collection here…
- Wikipedia Overview
- A good video overview of the museum, its collection and the various artistic movements and media that it celebrates.
- Here’s the museum’s main website.
- Here’s a link to the collection.
- Location: Musée d’Orsay, Rue de Lille, Paris, France