Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice

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Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice

The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice[1] in Nice, France at 33 av. des Baumettes was built in the former private mansion built in 1878 by the Ukrainian Princess, Elisabeth Vassilievna Kotschoubey. Named for the artist Jules Chéret who lived and worked in Nice during his final years, the museum opened as the "Palais des Arts Jules Chéret" on 7 January 1928.[2]

The museum houses a collection of art spanning the past four centuries. There are paintings by Chéret and other artists who lived and worked on the French Riviera such as Gustav-Adolf Mossa (fr), who for many years was curator of the museum. The small museum has sculptures by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, François Rude, Michel de Tarnowsky and Auguste Rodin, plus ceramic pieces by Pablo Picasso. Some of the paintings are from:

Coordinates: 43°41′40.5″N 7°14′56″E / 43.694583°N 7.24889°E / 43.694583; 7.24889

References[edit]

  1. ^ musee-beaux-arts-nice.org
  2. ^ "Du palais au musée". Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nice. Retrieved 2014-02-09. 

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