Orangerie Museum

The museum shows the famous Walter-Guillaume collection of Impressionist paintings and the waterlilies, (the Nymphéas) of Claude Monet, installed in 1927, one year after Monet\’s death. After the armistice of November 11, 1918, the French prime minister, Georges Clemenceau, invited his friend Claude Monet to display his large-format waterlilies in the Orangerie. The garden, pounds, waterlilies and his home and studio in Giverny were Monet’s world until his death in 1926. The series of waterlilies paintings in the Orangerie are unique because of their size, installation and first signs of artistic abstraction. The museum also shows works by Renoir, Cézanne, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Rousseau, Laurencin, Derain, Utrillo, Soutine and others.

Museum: Orangerie Museum
City: Paris
Country: France
Address: Jardin des Tuileries