Located close to the bustling district of Champs-Elysees and its noisy and crowded streets, the Musee Jacquemart-Andre is a tranquil haven far away from the area’s gaggles of sightseers. Arguably, this museum remains of the most beautiful museums established in Paris so far. The decorative collections at this museum often get overlooked by many travelers, sightseers, and tourists. Come dicover this unique museum during your stay at Hotel Bowmann in Paris.
Housed in a luxurious mansion of the 19th-century series, and built by Edouard Andre and his amazing wife Nelie Jacquemart, the collections at this museum features excellent works from the Italian renaissance of the 18th century, painters and masterpieces of the 17C Flemish schools. The collections of works featured in this museum include key works from artists like Vigee-Lebrun, Van Dyck, Fragonard, Uccello, and David. The works of these great artists had the most substantial contribution to the exhibits of this museum.
Brief Highlight of the Permanent Collection of Musee Jacquemart Andre
At Musee Jacquemart Andre, the art collections are divided into four different sections, including the French 18th-century painting, the Flemish school, the furniture/Objets d’Art, and the Italian Renaissance. Interestingly, it may not be easy to see all these sections in a single visit. However, if time permits, you will find it extremely worthwhile with several masterpieces. Let’s take a brief look at the highlight of a few of the sections:
The Italian Renaissance
The Italian museum consists of an extensive collection of artistic paintings from the masters of the Italian renaissance, both from the Florentine school and Venice school.
The French Painting
This French painting section is dedicated to the 18th-century masterpieces and features works like Fragonard’s The News Model, Boucher’s Venus Asleep and iconic portraits created by Vigee-Lebrun, Nattier, and David
The Flemish School
The Flemish schools remain one of the interesting sections of the museum. Works from both Flemish and Dutch painters like Anton Van Dyck and Rembrandt Van Rijn dominates are featured. The collections from these great men are curated in order to showcase the extent of influence these great men had on the French artists working in the following century.
Furniture and Objets d’Art
The Furniture and Objets d’Art is the final section of the permanent collections of this museum. In this section, furniture and precious art objects from Louis XV and Louis XVI. The objects featured in this section include armchairs upholstered with the tapestry of Beauvais and designed by Carpentier.
Location and Contact Information
The Musee Jacquemart Andre is closely situated to the Avenue des Champs Elysees in the 8th arrondissement (district) of Paris, France. Getting to this museum is simple and straightforward from our luxury hotel on Haussmann Boulevard.
Address: 158, bvd Haussmann, 8th arrondissement. Opening Hours: from 10 am until 6 pm, everyday.
You can visit the official website to get more information..