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  • Le Petit Palais - The Classical World - petitpalais.paris.fr
    visitors Press Corporate Partners Newsletter The Classical World offers an array of gems from the Greek and Roman world with master artists and a wide variety of techniques In this exceptional room the selection criteria are rarity technical perfection and scientific interest The grave goods from Sala Consilina offer remarkable bronzes from the end of the Archaic era circa 520 B C The collection of vases nearly all of which were found in the Etruscan necropolises of Italy illustrates Athenian supremacy late 6th century 5th century B C Bronzes mirror with peplophorus and vases painted with red figures Achilles Painter form a manifesto for 5th century Classicism Terracottas and jewellery from the Hellenistic era reflect the originality of the artistic centres of the Mediterranean world Rome is represented by major pieces from the 1st century B C to the 4th century A D The Ephebe from the Fins d Annecy and Bacchus of the Via del Babuino date from the Golden Age of Augustus Glass and gold works demonstrate changes in taste from the 1st to the 4th century A SELECTION OF WORKS OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD Ceramics Anonymous Calyx Krater Herakles in the garden of the Hesperides Colmar painter

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  • Le Petit Palais - Graphic Arts - petitpalais.paris.fr
    first to develop a very sure taste for bibliophily prints and drawings by the masters covering the period from the 5th to the 18th century With his brother Auguste he firmly believed that an artist should be represented simultaneously by his paintings drawings and engravings the most striking example being Rembrandt not forgetting masters such as Ruisdael Fragonard and Hubert Robert The Northern schools dominate the field of engraving with Schongauer s complete works works by Dürer Lucas de Leyde and in pride of place Rembrandt The Petit Palais holds more than 350 fine works in addition to a dozen drawings by this undisputed master of the etching Artist painters draughtsman and engravers such as A van de Velde A van Ostade A van Everdingen and N Berchem among others represent the Dutch Golden Age In the 12th century field the portraiture skills of the Flemish painter Van Dyck The Iconography can be admired both in the medium of engraving and drawing The Italian school offers a rare selection of 15th century niellos some fine works by Mantegna and Pollaiolo and an almost complete collection of works by Stefano della Bella and Raimondi Raphael s engraver The French school of the 17th century is represented by a fine collection of works by Claude Gellée and some beautiful examples of engraved portraits by Nanteuil and Morin The great names of French 18th century Fragonard Debucourt Watteau Gabriel de Saint Aubin are present in engravings and drawings These collections are kept in storage on account of their fragile condition Temporary exhibitions are organised around these holdings enabling the general public to admire their quality and richness Researchers can enter the conservation area by appointment A SELECTION OF WORKS OF GRAPHIC ARTS Graphic arts Bénouville Italian landscape Cros Kneeling woman in profile with

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  • Le Petit Palais - Photographic Collection - petitpalais.paris.fr
    At that time the large Parisian museum collections were reassessing the status of so called documentary photographs the example of the Musée Rodin s photographic collections is very instructive in this respect and so by creating a photographic collection the Petit Palais became part of this trend to re evaluate a former collection whose purpose had originally been utilitarian Using as a basis this core historic material which changed status by virtue of being added to the general museum inventory acquisitions were made targeting prestigious prints of major personalities in the collection Vollard Sarah Bernhardt etc or groups of photos tracing the history of the building and the Universal Exhibition in 1900 the Neurdein album a collection of photographs backed with cardboard etc Contemporary photography naturally found a home in this collection whose aim was to interact fully with the life of the building and the museum When exhibitions were staged the collection quickly incorporated an interesting series on the renovation of the Petit Palais by the photographer Flore and photographs by Bruno Barbey and Carlos Freire Areas for development Following in the footsteps of the Dutuit brothers major figures in the history of the Petit Palais the first line of research and expansion for the photographic collection is the reproduction of works of art from the past and present Collecting reproductions of works from the collection or other sources will enable a visual history of attitudes to art to be created and to offer a behind the scenes glimpse of the museum The theme of the background processes of art is a complementary one Using photographs of artists at work studios research is due to take place on the caster s workshop and the work of sculptors to enhance the collections and open air painters the photographic collection focuses

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  • Le Petit Palais - Manuscrits et livres - petitpalais.paris.fr
    World Graphic Arts Photographic Collection Manuscrits et livres Base de données des oeuvres The Tour Donors Museum map Information resource center In 1 click Students Researchers Disabled visitors Press Corporate Partners Newsletter Le Petit Palais conserve un remarquable ensemble de manuscrits et de livres anciens du XVe au XIXe siècle Cet ensemble provient de la collection réunie par les frères Eugène et Auguste Dutuit léguée à la ville de Paris en 1902 et conservée depuis au musée du Petit Palais Pour des raisons de conservation les livres de la collection Dutuit ne peuvent être présentés au public de façon permanente Ils sont donc exposés par rotation dans deux vitrines adaptées qui permettent d éviter une exposition prolongée à la lumière La première vitrine salle 35 est consacrée aux livres les plus anciens de la collection les manuscrits et les incunables c est à dire les livres publiés avant 1501 date adoptée par convention Trois exemplaires permettent actuellement d illustrer le thème de l Antiquité au Moyen Age et de montrer comment les classiques de l Antiquité comme la légende de la guerre de Troie ou celle de la Toison d or ont été source d inspiration pour la littérature médiévale La seconde vitrine salle 32 évoque le livre à la Renaissance Y sont actuellement présentés quatre livrets consacrés aux entrées du roi Henri II 1547 1559 à Lyon Paris et Rouen Les chercheurs peuvent être admis à consulter ce fonds de livres sur demande motivée adressée à la conservation et formulée au moins quinze jours avant la date de rendez vous souhaitée A SELECTION OF WORKS OF MANUSCRITS ET LIVRES Manuscrits Bailly Le Labyrinthe de Versailles Bellemare entourage de Hore Beate Virginis Mariae Heures Dutuit Gouvys Le Nouvelin de vénerie Jean Wauquelin auteur du texte Willem Vrelant Maître de la

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  • Le Petit Palais - Base de données des oeuvres - petitpalais.paris.fr
    Researchers Disabled visitors Press Corporate Partners Newsletter A A A Informatisation des collections L informatisation des collections des musées de la Ville de Paris est en cours Dans le cadre d une mise en réseau des collections municipales un système commun de référencement et de gestion des différentes collections et fonds oeuvres livres archives a été mis en place au sein des musées Le système s appuie sur le progiciel Adlib constitué d un ensemble de modules de tables et d un thésaurus La majorité des œuvres inscrites à l inventaire du Petit Palais a été saisie dans la base de données qui compte près de 46 000 notices d œuvres Cette base de données ou catalogue des collections patrimoniales est partiellement accessible en ligne via une interface web grand public www collections paris fr Les oeuvres des musées de la Ville de Paris de la conservation des œuvres d art religieuses et civiles du fonds municipal d art contemporain et d une partie du département de l histoire de l architecture et de l archéologie de Paris y sont référencées Catalogue en ligne des collections du Petit Palais Le catalogue en ligne des collections du Petit Palais compte aujourd

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  • Le Petit Palais - The Tour - petitpalais.paris.fr
    almost exclusively eighteenth century works This core of older works was further enhanced in 1998 by a unique collection of art from the Eastern Christian church donated by Roger Cabal making the Petit Palais the holder of the largest collection of icons in France Ancient Greece Rome and the Renaissance sit side by side making it possible to see the connections between them Dutch paintings are displayed close to Troubadour Romantic and Symbolist paintings creating a vast panorama of Western art Contemporary art and design are not overlooked in the Petit Palais Since 1998 works by Zao Wou Ki collections from the City s municipal contemporary art archive and Patrick Demarchelier s fashion photography have been exhibited in the museum galleries These aesthetic echoes form part of the museum s cultural outline of providing the opportunity to experience beauty intelligent meaning and the desire to create Paris 1900 There was a unique variety of artistic life in Paris around 1900 Fin de siècle anxiety inspired the Symbolists Moreau Carrière By rediscovering nature the glassmaker Emile Gallé the architect Hector Guimard and the jewellers Lalique and Fouquet revived jewellery and the decorative arts and created the phenomenon of Art Nouveau Carriès and Cros were unique designers who blurred the boundaries between established and less high profile art forms Visionary enthusiasts such as Doctor Vaquez collected avant garde Post Impressionist works by the Nabis artists who were inspired by Japanese art The ancient world influenced Maillol and Renoir Several students of Rodin including Bourdelle and Camille Claudel moved away from the influence of their master Cézanne and Bonnard invented Modernism The 19 th century The beginning of the century is characterised by portraiture Boilly Gros The heralds of Romanticism Géricault Delacroix and Chassériau expressed literary feelings inspired by their travels Courbet brought a new perspective to the world and his realism is continued by Naturalist painters Roll Pelez Gustave Doré brought his unique approach to the revival of Christian art Outdoor painters ranging from the Barbizon school to Impressionism Jongkind Monet Pissarro Sisley revolutionised landscape painting Terracotta and plaster works by Carpeaux and Dalou complete this panorama of French nineteenth century art The 18 th century Four interconnecting rooms make up the Tuck gallery named after two major American donors They are devoted to eighteenth century art Amongst rich furniture tracing the development of Rocaille Transition and Louis XVI periods Sèvres and Dresden porcelain French faience English enamelwork and silver display the shimmering colours of the European art world Works by Boucher Fragonard Hubert Robert Greuze and David testify to the dynamism of French art in this era The 17 th century As a result of the bequest by the Dutuit brothers in 1902 the Petit Palais holds one of the major French public collections of Flemish and Dutch paintings from the Golden Age All the major names are represented Rubens Rembrandt Jordaens Ruysdaël Hobbema etc Two French painters who lived in Rome Poussin and Claude Lorrain keep them company The exceptional

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  • Le Petit Palais - Donors - petitpalais.paris.fr
    Dutuit received a classical education which shaped thier taste for arts As adolescents with their sister Héloïse 1810 1874 they decided to use the fortune from their father a merchant to put together a massive collection Their bequest includes an impressive number of ancient Greek and Roman works art objects from the Middle Ages and Renaissance Flemish and Dutch paintings from the 17th century manuscripts and books from the 15th to 17th century with 12 000 engravings including complete sets of Rembrandt Dürer and Callot as well as Isalmic Chinese Japanese artworks To this ensemble is added the fruit of the back interest on the Parisian building also left by the Dutuits which make it possible to regularly enrich the collection of pre modern art 1904 Georges Hoentschel gift 200 sculptures and ceramics by Carriès 1905 Jean Jacques Henner and Félix Ziem bequests 1906 Donation of eight paintings by Gustave Courbet from his sister Juliette 1916 Jacques Zoubaloff donation of paintings and drawings by Redon and Harpignies sculptures by Barye and Maillol and art objects by Husson and Cros 1921 Donation subject to usufruct of their collection by the American businessman Edward Tuck and his wife Julia Stell Linving in France the couple have constituted a collection devoted to all aspects of the 18th century tableware porcelain from China Sèvres Saxony watches English enamel Meissen figurines tapestries furniture sculpture and paintings The collection is put on display in the museum in 1930 1938 Donation of sculptures by Carpeaux from his daughter 1945 Bequest by Ambroise Vollard of paintings by Cézanne Renoir and Bonnard 1967 Donation by Jacques Soustiel of some twenty fragments of Carriès Monumental Door 1979 Donation of 50 paintings by Brokman from his son 1998 Donation of 200 drawings by Paul Landowski from his family With the donation

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  • Le Petit Palais - Museum map - petitpalais.paris.fr
    Press Corporate Partners Newsletter A A A Museum map A Decorative murals by Albert Besnard B Decorative murals by F Cormon C Decorative murals by A Roll D North pavilion with decorative murals by F Humbert E South pavilion with decorative murals by G Picard F Vaulted ceilings painted by Baudoüin G Dutuit cupola by Maurice Denis H Wrought iron work I Stained glass windows from the Champigneulle studio J Facchina mosaics Download map PDF Tour itinerary The 19th century 14 Jean Baptiste Carpeaux 15 Carpeaux and portraiture 16 Realist portraits 17 Neoclassical and Romantic portraits 22 Historicism 23 Delacroix and Romanticism 24 Ingres and Troubador art 39 The Paris Universal Exhibitions 40 Dalou the sculptor The Renaissance 16th 31 Jewellery and precious metalwork 32 Italy France and Northern Europe The Classical World 33 Rome and the Roman Empire 34 The Greek World The Western Christian world 35 The Middle Ages and the Renaissance The Eastern Christian world 36 The art of the icon Arts graphiques 25 Graphic arts Paris 1900 1 The decorative arts in 1900 2 Carrière Parisian decorative murals 18 Moreau and Symbolism 19 Carriès sculptor and potter 20 Guimard and Art Nouveau 21 Vuillard and the

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