In contrast to the multifaceted Louvre, the Orsay Museum has collected a very narrow, but no less valuable collection - the works of the Impressionists, which have become the hallmark of French painting. The main treasures of Orsay will shine in front of you: paintings by Monet, Renoir, Degas, Gauguin, Van Gogh and other famous artists. As a result, you will understand the most beautiful direction of French painting, visit Paris at the end of the 19th century and take a fresh look at contemporary art. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 2 hours Children Allow with children How it goes In the museum € 160 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Impressionism in shades, stories and details We will begin the path to the masterpieces of impressionism with paintings by French academics Ingres, Canabel, Couture and talk about the peculiarities of the style that was at its peak in popularity in the 60s of the 19th century. You will learn about the official Parisian painting salons and the salon of the outcasts and you will understand why it was impressionism that ascended to the throne of French painting at the beginning of the 20th century. We will take a closer look at Courbet's scandalous painting "The Origin of the World", "Olympia" by Manet, but, of course, we will focus on the outstanding works of the Impressionists - this is the famous "Breakfast" by Manet, "Ball" by Renoir, the ballerina Degas, works from the cycle "Rouen Cathedral" Monet and brilliant canvases that amaze with the play of shapes, colors and light. Then we will move on to the canvases of Vag-Gogh and Gauguin, we will get acquainted with the exposition of the works of pointillists and the creations of Rodin, one of the founders and legislators of modern sculpture
Charm and atmosphere of Paris at the end of the 19th century The program of our walk was compiled by professional art critics, so you will not only get acquainted with the masters of impressionism, but also be transported to Paris at the turn of the 19th - 20th centuries, the era of romanticism and sensuality, an era when every day the city and the whole world changed beyond recognition. You will feel the spirit of that time in the details of paintings, facts from the life of artists and even in the shades of paintings. And the exquisite Art Nouveau building of the early 20th century train station, where the Orsay Museum is located, will serve as a backdrop, ideally complementing the works of the Impressionists.
The excursion for you will be led by me or by a guide from my professional team
- Entrance tickets to the Orsay Museum - 16 € per person. Children under 18 years old can enter the museum free of charge upon presentation of a document confirming age.
- Be sure to inform the guide if you have a Paris Museum Pass or if you bought tickets to the museum yourself
The tour can be conducted individually (up to 5 people). Cost - 170 euros (entrance tickets to the museum are also paid additionally).
The excursion starts at the entrance to the Orsay Museum. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.