The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Masterpieces of the Musée d’Orsay

Paris Musée d'Orsay Grande nef centrale 02a Allée des sculptures

The Musée d’Orsay holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914 and is one of the largest art museums in Europe. The collection includes paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It is most famous for its large collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces.

The Musée d’Orsay contains many masterpieces of art and objects of historical significance. Below are just some of my favourites:

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“The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.” Napoleon Bonaparte

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