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Masterpieces from the Musée d'Orsay

Key works

  • Édouard Manet
French 1832-83
The balcony (Le Balcon) 1868-69
oil on canvas
170.0 x 124.5 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF 2772
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Édouard Manet
    French 1832-83
    The balcony (Le Balcon) 1868-69
    oil on canvas
    170.0 x 124.5 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF 2772
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Frédéric Bazille
French 1841-70
Family reunion (réunion de famille)
1867, reworked 1869
oil on canvas
152.0 x 227.0 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Frédéric Bazille
    French 1841-70
    Family reunion (réunion de famille)
    1867, reworked 1869
    oil on canvas
    152.0 x 227.0 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Berthe Morisot
French 1841-95
The cradle (le berceau) 1872
oil on canvas
56.0 x 46.0 cm
RF 2849
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Berthe Morisot
    French 1841-95
    The cradle (le berceau) 1872
    oil on canvas
    56.0 x 46.0 cm
    RF 2849
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Edgar Degas
French 1834-1917
The orchestra of the opera  (l’orchestre de l'opéra) 1870
oil on canvas
56.5 x 46.0 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF2417
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Edgar Degas
    French 1834-1917
    The orchestra of the opera (l’orchestre de l'opéra) 1870
    oil on canvas
    56.5 x 46.0 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF2417
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Auguste Renoir
French 1841-1919
A dance in the country (la danse á la campagne)
1882-83
oil on canvas
180.0 x 90.0 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF 1979-64
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Auguste Renoir
    French 1841-1919
    A dance in the country (la danse á la campagne)
    1882-83
    oil on canvas
    180.0 x 90.0 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF 1979-64
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • James Tissot
French 1836-1902
worked in England 1871-82
The ball (le bal) c. 1878
oil on canvas
90.0 x 50.0 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF 2253
© Photo RMN -- Le Mage

    James Tissot
    French 1836-1902
    worked in England 1871-82
    The ball (le bal) c. 1878
    oil on canvas
    90.0 x 50.0 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF 2253
    © Photo RMN -- Le Mage

  • Alfred Sisley
English/French 1839-99
Snow at Louveciennes (la neige á Louveciennes) 1878
oil on canvas
61.0 x 50.5 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF 2022
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Alfred Sisley
    English/French 1839-99
    Snow at Louveciennes (la neige á Louveciennes) 1878
    oil on canvas
    61.0 x 50.5 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF 2022
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Claude Monet
French 1840-1926
Boats: regattas at Argenteuil (les barques: regates á Argenteuil)
c. 1874
oil on canvas
60.0 x 100.0 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF 2008
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Claude Monet
    French 1840-1926
    Boats: regattas at Argenteuil (les barques: regates á Argenteuil)
    c. 1874
    oil on canvas
    60.0 x 100.0 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF 2008
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Claude Monet
French 1840-1926
Saint-Lazare station (La gare Saint-Lazare) 1877
oil on canvas
75.5 x 104.0 cm
Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
RF 2775
© Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

    Claude Monet
    French 1840-1926
    Saint-Lazare station (La gare Saint-Lazare) 1877
    oil on canvas
    75.5 x 104.0 cm
    Collection Musée d'Orsay, Paris
    RF 2775
    © Photo RMN -- Hervé Lewandowski

  • Paul Cézanne
French 1839-1906
Apples and oranges (Pommes et oranges) c. 1899
oil on canvas
7.4.0 x 93.0 cm
Collection Musée d’Orsay, Paris
RF 1972
© Photo RMN - Hervé Lewandowski

    Paul Cézanne
    French 1839-1906
    Apples and oranges (Pommes et oranges) c. 1899
    oil on canvas
    7.4.0 x 93.0 cm
    Collection Musée d’Orsay, Paris
    RF 1972
    © Photo RMN - Hervé Lewandowski

  • Odilon Redon
French 1840-1916
Closed eyes (Les yeux clos) 1890
oil on canvas, over board
44.0 x 36.0 cm
Collection Musée d’Orsay, Paris
RF 2791
© Photo RMN - Hervé Lewandowski

    Odilon Redon
    French 1840-1916
    Closed eyes (Les yeux clos) 1890
    oil on canvas, over board
    44.0 x 36.0 cm
    Collection Musée d’Orsay, Paris
    RF 2791
    © Photo RMN - Hervé Lewandowski

  • Paul Sérusier
French 1864-1927
Incarnation / The sacred wood (L’incantation / Le bois sacré)
1891-92
oil on canvas
91.5 x 72.0 cm
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Quimper
© Musée des Beaux-Arts, Quimper

    Paul Sérusier
    French 1864-1927
    Incarnation / The sacred wood (L’incantation / Le bois sacré)
    1891-92
    oil on canvas
    91.5 x 72.0 cm
    Musée des Beaux-Arts de Quimper
    © Musée des Beaux-Arts, Quimper

  • Félix Vallotton
Swiss 1865-1925

    Félix Vallotton
    Swiss 1865-1925
    "Interior: woman dressed in blue, searching through a cupboard
    (Interieur: femme en bleu fouillant dans un placard)" 1903
    oil on canvas
    81.0 x 46.0 cm
    Collection Musée d’Orsay, Paris
    RF 1997-4
    © Photo RMN -- Maryse El Garby