Musee National Eugene Delacroix, Paris

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Musee National Eugene Delacroix is an art museum dedicated to painter Eugène Delacroix, and occupies occupies the painter’s apartment as well as his studio, located in his private garden. The museum’s collection contains works from nearly every phase of Delacroix’s career, covering many of his themes. You can enjoy viewing Magdalene in the Desert, one of the museum’s major paintings. This work is considered a most unusual religious composition, as compared to Education of the Virgin, painted in Nohant in 1842. The museum also boasts the artist’s only three attempts at fresco, which were done in Valmont.

Musee National Eugene Delacroix became a national museum in 1971, and the building’s façades and roofs on the courtyard and garden side, as well as the museum, the garden and the studio, were registered as Historical Monuments in 1991. Using our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like Musee National Eugene Delacroix can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • First visit Nov 2019. This is a small museum with a small collection of mostly lesser works by the famed French artist. Given all the spectacular options in Paris this one shouldn't be at the top...  more »
  • Located in the heart of Paris, Musée National Eugène Delacroix is relatively small but packed with artwork. A wonderful setting with a picturesque garden, the museum is the former home and studio of.....  more »
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  • Very good museum but it is very small. It shouldn’t take you more than an hour and a half to do it. Pretty garden
  • Small but comfortable and the yard is beautiful. Would be a nice choice to spend your afternoon here.

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