Orsay Museum.

Inaugurated in 1986, after the refurbishment, carried out by the architect Gae Aulenti, the Orsay railway station. In 1973 the Directorate of Museums of France conceived the project of establishing a museum in the station, threatening ruin and there was talk of building a hotel.


Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painting houses, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, film and architecture, works all belonging to the bottom of the Louvre Museum

In Orsay can find works by Jean-François Millet, Ingres, Edouard Manet, Gustave Courbet, Delacroix, Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Antonio de La Gandara or François Pompon, among many others.

Outstanding works:
  • Portrait of Madame Charpentier, Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
  • The Red Roofs by Camille Pissarro.
  • The circus, Georges Pierre Seurat.
  • Ta Matete, Paul Gauguin.
  • Still Life with Onions by Paul Cézanne.
  • Burial at Ornans, Gustave Courbet.

There are also rooms for painting and sculpture, others dedicated to architecture, decorative arts (Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts movement), or photography (Nadar, Gustave Le Gray, Regnault, Shaw.)

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