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Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris France


Jacquemart-André Museum in Paris France

Paolo Uccello, Saint George and the Dragon, around 1470.

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Jacquemart-André Museum Overview:

Located near the Champs-Elysées, the Musée Jacquemart-André is arguably one of Paris' finest museums, although it often gets overlooked by tourists. Housed in an opulent 19th century mansion built by art collectors Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, the permanent collection features great works from the Italian Renaissance, 18th century French painters and masterpieces from the 17C Flemish school. Key works from artists including Fragonard, Botticelli, Van Dyck, Vigée-Lebrun, David and Uccello make up the heart of the exhibits. Louis XV and Louis XVI-era furniture and objets d'art complete the collection.

Jacquemart-André Museum Location and Contact Information:

The museum is situated in close reach of the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in the 8th arrondissement (district) of Paris, not far from the Grand Palais.

158 bvd Haussmann
Metro/RER: Miromesnil or St-Phillipe de Roule; RER Charles de Gaulle-Etoile (Line A)
Tel : +33 (0)1 45 62 11 59

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Jacquemart-André Museum Opening Hours and Tickets:

Open: Daily (including holidays), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Jacquemart-André Café is open every day from 11.45 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Tickets: See current full and reduced-rate entry rates here. Free for children under 7 years old and for disabled visitors.

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Highlights of the Permanent Collection:

The collections at the Jacquemart-Andre museum are divided into four sections: Italian Renaissance, French 18th Century Painting, The Flemish School, and Furniture/Objets d'Art.

The Italian Renaissance

The "Italian Museum" consists in an extensive collection of paintings from Italian Renaissance masters, both from the Venice school (Bellini, Mantega) and the Florentine school (Ucello, Botticini, Bellini, and Perugino).

French Painting

Dedicated to 18th century masterpieces from the French school, this section features works such as Boucher's Venus Asleep, Fragonard's The News Model, and iconic portraits by Nattier, David or Vigée-Lebrun.

The Flemish and Dutch Schools

In this section, 17th-century works from Flemish and Dutch painters such as Anton Van Dyck and Rembrandt Van Rijn dominate, and the collection is curated to show how these painters would have an influence on French artists working in the following century.

Furniture and Objets d'Art

Furniture and precious objects from the Louis XV and Louis XVI periods make up this final collections, including armchairs upholstered with Beauvais tapestry and made by Carpentier.
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