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Top 15 best works from the Musée d’Orsay

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Hailey in

Featuring the largest collection of Impressionist works in the world, the Orsay museum is full of masterpieces of the greatest artists of this artistic movement.
All exhibited artists have been working during the period starting from 1848 till 1914: from Millet to Van Gogh, through Renoir, Manet, Monet and Gauguin.

Here is a selection of emblematic works of Orsay, displayed in chronological order of their creation:

 1- The Gleaners (1857) by Jean-François Millet

The Gleaners

2- The Luncheon on the Grass (1863) by Édouard Manet

The Luncheon on the Grass

3- Poppy Field (1873) by Claude Monet

Poppy Field

4- The Floor Planers (1875) by Gustave Caillebotte

The Floor Planers

5- The Saint-Lazare station (1877) by Claude Monet

The Saint-Lazare station

6- Woman with a Parasol, Turned to the Right (1886) by Claude Monet

Woman with a Parasol, Turned to the Right

7- Starry Night (1888) by Vincent van Gogh

Starry Night

8- Self-portrait (1889) by Vincent van Gogh

Self-portrait

9- The siesta (between 1889 and 1890) by Vincent van Gogh

The siesta

10- The Church in Auvers-sur-Oise (1890) by Vincent van Gogh

The Church in Auvers-sur-Oise

11- Dr Paul Gachet (1890) by Vincent van Gogh

Dr Paul Gachet

12- Arearea ou Joyousness (1892) by Paul Gauguin

Arearea ou Joyousness

13- The Cardplayers (between 1890 and 1895) by Paul Cézanne

The Cardplayers

14- Apples and Oranges (circa 1899) by Paul Cézanne

Apples and Oranges

15- London, Houses of Parliament. The Sun Shining through the Fog (1904) by Claude Monet

London, Houses of Parliament. The Sun Shining through the Fog

Take advantage of the Orsay museum  guided tours offered by PARISCityVISION to discover or rediscover these masterpieces commented by a professional guide or through an audio guide.

Enjoy your visit!

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