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  • Le Petit Palais - Information resource center - petitpalais.paris.fr
    fr Musees Paris fr ALL CITY OF PARIS MUSEUMS Discover all 14 City of Paris museums Fermer Search this site Home Newsletter Search Français Exhibitions Collections Petit Palais Auditorium Visit Collections Information resource center Collections Paris 1900 The 19th century The 18th century The 17th century Renaissance The Western Christian World The Eastern Christian World The Classical 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 A A A The Information Resource Center of the museum has a reading room with 14 seats and welcomes researchers by appointment Its collection is organized around several areas The scientific documentation composed of work folders technique folders artist folders and donor folders The computerized inventory and the digitization of collections The scientific archives relating to exhibitions since the opening of the museum The rich library of approximately 25 000 books and periodicals Terms of access Restricted access to curators art historians academics students lecturers librarians Monday to Friday from 9 30 am to 5 pm an Idendity Card must be provided to the reception in exchange for a visitor badge

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  • Collections
    by enthusiastic and eclectic collectors Within the same room can be found paintings sculptures and works of art linking the main artistic movements from Ancient Greece right up to the First World War There is a great variety of artefacts in the museum donated by enthusiastic and eclectic collectors Within the same room can be found paintings sculptures and works of art linking the main artistic movements from Ancient Greece

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  • Le Petit Palais - Collections - petitpalais.paris.fr
    Français Exhibitions Collections Petit Palais Auditorium Visit Collections Collections Paris 1900 The 19th century The 18th century The 17th century Renaissance The Western Christian World The Eastern Christian World The Classical 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 A A A There is a great

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  • Le Petit Palais - The renovation - petitpalais.paris.fr
    wide variety of tricks to bring the light in everywhere glass roofs large picture windows peristyle opening onto the inner garden This approach which delighted Parisians in the early 20th century finally turned out to be too modern for the resources that the curators disposed of for air conditioning the spaces and filtering the light The architectural agency s approach therefore consisted of solving these difficulties using the most advanced technologies while restoring the building s original beauty and modernity One museum two spaces To make full use of the capacity of the Petit Palais two different parts have been created one located next to the Champs Élysées is devoted to the permanent collections the other on the Cours de la Reine side is reserved for temporary exhibitions Large scale operations have also been carried out to create new spaces such as the auditorium under the inner garden and the two underground levels for the service areas and storerooms Upstairs an additional level has been created in the volume of the south gallery The offices the new graphic arts agency and the cultural action department are based there A hundred years after its construction the renaissance of the Palais is a success that combines the complete restoration of the building with new museographic directions A new sense of purpose The new ambition of the Petit Palais To exhibit more permanent collections the exhibition space is increasing from 3 000 to 5 000 m2 To organise a balanced route through time from the art of 1900 to Antiquity favouring connections between artistic techniques paintings sculptures and art objects and major events in the history of Western art Reinforcing our educational orientation developing visitor services publishing guides information sheets etc Using an exhibitions collections space 450 m2 to display the museum s

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  • Le Petit Palais - A City of Paris Museum - petitpalais.paris.fr
    to include ancient art Later Tuck in 1930 Zoubaloff in 1935 and Maurice Girardin a contemporary art collector in 1953 augmented its collections still further In 1896 Henri Cernuschi had bequeathed his collections of Japanese and Chinese art to the City of Paris as well as the townhouse built to accommodate them 7 avenue Vélasquez Paris 8 th At the beginning of the 20th century therefore the City of Paris had three museums a historic museum Carnavalet a fine arts museum Petit Palais and a specialised museum Cernuschi In 1901 Paul Meurice a loyal friend of Victor Hugo gave the City a house on the Place des Vosges in which the poet had lived for a long time To this gift was soon added the touching legacy of the house where Hugo had spent his years in exile in Guernsey his heirs donated it to the City in 1927 In 1929 the City of Paris received from Ernest Cognacq his collection of 18th century works of art housed in the Samaritaine shop on Boulevard des Capucines Two new categories of museums thus appeared the collection museum Cognacq Jay and the house museum Victor Hugo The creation of the museum of modern art The City had long wanted to split up the collections in the Petit Palais to create a museum of modern art dedicated to the artistic movements of the 20 th century The State had been having the same thoughts about the Musée de Luxembourg This thought process gave rise to the joint Palais de Tokyo project constructed in 1937 The State installed the national Museum of Modern Art there in 1947 before transferring it to the Pompidou Centre in 1977 while the City of Paris created the Museum of Modern Art there in 1961 During the same period the collections of costumes in the Carnavalet Museum were removed from there to form a distinct collection housed together from 1985 in the Galliera Palace a gift from Duchess Galliera where for a short time the City had had a Museum of Decorative Arts The acquisition of the home of Balzac in 1949 and the Museum of Romantic Life as a gift from Renan Scheffer the result of an agreement with the State increased the number of house museums in the City Together with the Antoinette Sasse legacy the Memorial of Marshal Leclerc de Hauteclocque and of the Liberation of Paris created the Jean Moulin Museum for the fiftieth anniversary of the Liberation Two major 20th century sculptors left all or large parts of their works to the City of Paris Bourdelle 1949 and Zadkine Today each municipal museum continues to enrich its collections by purchasing works and objects on the market and by receiving new donations Organisation of the City of Paris museum network The museums in the City of the Paris are organised in a specific way the result of the history and status of the Paris authorities They are under the direct authority and control of the

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  • Le Petit Palais - The team - petitpalais.paris.fr
    all 14 City of Paris museums Fermer Search this site Home Newsletter Search Français Exhibitions Collections Petit Palais Auditorium Visit Petit Palais The team Petit Palais The building history and interior decoration The renovation A City of Paris Museum The team In 1 click Students Researchers Disabled visitors Press Corporate Partners Newsletter A A A Director Christophe LERIBAULT General Heritage Curator Secretary General Bruno LEUVREY Curation team Antiques Paulette PELLETIER HORNBY Head Heritage Curator Paintings from the 15th century to 1848 Maryline ASSANTE DI PANZILLO Head Heritage Curator Paintings from 1848 to the turn of the 20th century Isabelle COLLET Head Heritage Curator Graphic arts from the 15th to the 18th century Sophie RENOUARD DE BUSSIERE General Heritage Curator Graphic arts from the 19th 20th century Gaëlle RIO Heritage Curator Art objects from the 12th to the 18th century and books from 17th to the 18th Patrick LEMASSON Head Heritage Curator Art objects and books from the 19th 20th century Dominique MOREL Head Heritage Curator Sculptures and books Middle Age Renaissance Cécilie CHAMPY VINAS Heritage Curator Byzantine Art Raphaëlle ZIADE Operations Manager Photography and contemporary presence Susana GALLEGO CUESTA Heritage Curator 20th century exhibition Sylvain LECOMBRE Head Heritage Curator Preventive

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  • The building, history and interior decoration
    murals This decoration took over twenty years to complete Decorative murals by Albert Besnard Between 1903 and 1910 Albert Besnard painted four decorative murals in the Symbolist style for the museum s entrance lobby Matter Thought Formal Beauty and Mysticism Decorative murals by Cormon and Roll Cormon and Roll were both given the task of decorating galleries which are 15 meters long From 1906 to 1911 Cormon retold the story of Paris through history from the battle of Lutetia up to the French Revolution Roll by contrast was given the job of illustrating modern Paris Directly above the main galleries there are sixteen plaster busts set into the wall representing famous artists including Eugène Delacroix Pierre Lescot and François Mansart The pavilions In the North pavilion Ferdinand Humbert painted two ceilings between 1909 and 1924 celebrating The Intellectual Triumph of Paris Humbert introduced a contemporary character into his composition in the form of an ordinary pedestrian in a hat and overcoat going down some steps In the South pavilion Georges Picard depicted The Triumph of Woman 1906 1920 The garden peristyle To decorate the vaulted ceiling of the garden portico Paul Baudoüin who had studied under Puvis de Chavannes reinvented the art of fresco painting which had been neglected since the Renaissance He painted a huge vista of vines interspersed with medallions featuring The Months of the Year and The Hours of the Day and Night The three large sections of the vaulted ceiling are punctuated by the feminine allegories of the Seasons The Dutuit cupola The last phase of work took place just after World War One Work on the cupola above the staircase providing access at the South East of the museum was entrusted to Maurice Denis who created a composition retracing the history of French art illustrated

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  • Le Petit Palais - Auditorium calendar - petitpalais.paris.fr
    ici Fermer Paris fr Musees Paris fr ALL CITY OF PARIS MUSEUMS Discover all 14 City of Paris museums Fermer Search this site Home Newsletter Search Français Exhibitions Collections Petit Palais Auditorium Visit Visit Access Schedule Admission charges Museum guide Museum map Calendar Exhibitions Activities Auditorium Café Restaurant Bookshop Gift shop In 1 click Students Researchers Disabled visitors Press Corporate Partners Newsletter Visit Auditorium calendar exhibitions events activities auditorium A

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