Combine visit 3h
Meet your guide in front of the Rhinoceros statue in front of the main entrance of the museum. Discover some masterpieces of the French academicism and relive the scandals of the works exposed at the official Salons (shows) before the creation of the Salon of the refuted and Impressionist Salon. Discover and understand the evolution of art towards impressionism, and finally discover the collection of Vincent Van Gogh’s work of the museum.
After the visit of the Musée d’Orsay, you will stroll the magnificent garden of the Tuileries to join the Museum of the Orangery, established as a museum at the beginning of the 20th century.
The vast collection of paintings from the XIXth century and the beginning of the XXth century presents works of other renowned impressionists and their followers. You will see some of the studies of Cézanne on fruits and flowers, you will discover the exotic style of the attractive portraits of Matisse, you will redraw the phases of Picasso through its interpretations of naked models, and will discover Claude Monet’s famous water lilies.