Museum of Fine Arts of Nancy

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Museum of Fine Arts of Nancy

The Museum of Fine Arts of Nancy (in French: Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nancy) is one of the oldest museums in France. It was created in 1793. It is hosted in one of the four large pavilions on the Place Stanislas created in 1755 by Stanislas Leszczyński, duke of Lorraine.

Some of the painters whose work is featured in the collections are Perugino, Tintoretto, Jan Brueghel the Younger, Caravaggio, Georges de La Tour, Charles Le Brun, Ribera, Rubens, Claude Gellée (known as Le Lorrain and Claude), Luca Giordano, François Boucher, Eugène Delacroix, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Paul Signac, Modigliani, Picasso, Raoul Dufy...

In 1999, art historian Jacques Thuillier donated a huge collection of drawings (2 000) and engravings (13 000) to the Museum.

The museum is open every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. except on Tuesdays, and is closed 1 January, 1 May, 14 July, 1 November and 25 December. It is accessible to disabled persons.

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Coordinates: 48°41′37″N 6°10′57″E / 48.6935°N 6.1824°E / 48.6935; 6.1824