There is a great variety of artefacts in the museum, donated by enthusiastic and eclectic collectors.
This museum was chosen and arranged by Claude Monet to
showcase his masterpieces "Nympheas. The museum also includes a large gift of masterpieces.
The Rodin Museum possesses about six thousand and six hundred sculptures including the two most famous works of the Museum, The Kiss and The Thinker.
The Jacquemart Andre mansion and collections was created by avid art collectors and bequeathed to the institut de France as a museum.
The Museum opened in 1961 with a core of works from the modern collections of the Petit Palais, enriched by the collectors Sarmiento, Amos and Vollard
It was initially private generosity which enabled French museums to open their doors to the most innovative artists.
Ranging from the thirteenth century to the late nineteenth century, the Italian section houses the famous Mona Lisa, by Leonardo da Vinci.
The Orangerie Museum in paris is a permanent home for eight water lily murals by the artist Claude Monet.
The permanent collection of Egyptian Antiquities presents works from c. 4000 BC to 4th century AD.
Portrait of the Journalist Sylvia von Harden, 1926 was painted by Otto Dix and is held in the Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France.
The Artist's Studio on the rue de la Condamine, 1870 was painted by Frederic Bazille and in held in the Musee d'Orsay, Paris, France.
Officer of the Hussars, 1812 was painted by Theodore Gericault and is held in the Louvre Museum, Paris, France.
Madam Recamier, 1800 was painted by Jacques - Louis David and is held in the Louvre, Paris, France.
At the Races 1869 - 1872 was painted by Edgar Degas and is held in the Musee du Louvre, Paris, France.