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A few days ago, I wrote about an exhibit dedicated to Pissarro at the musée Marmottan. There’s another show dedicated to him at the tiny musée du Luxembourg (also known as the musée du Sénat). Coincidentally perhaps, it closes the … Continue reading

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Une pochade

We went to the Henri Fantin-Latour exhibit at the musée du Luxembourg today. Not only did we thoroughly enjoy his paintings, but I learned a new word. Early in his career, Fantin-Latour practiced his craft with numerous self-portraits. In the … Continue reading

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In about a month, I’ll be leaving for France for my summer job. One of the pleasures of  my summers in Paris is the opportunity to visit plenty of museum exhibits. Here are some of the ones that I have … Continue reading

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Au destin

When I get to Paris in June, I’ll be just on time to see Joséphine at the musée du Luxembourg. The former Empress of France was an interesting woman. Born on the island of Martinique to a family of sugarcane planters, Joséphine … Continue reading

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Le père de nous tous

The musée du Luxembourg is managed by the French Senate. As one might expect from the name, it is housed in a building adjacent to the Senate in the Palais du Luxembourg,  built by Marie de Medici. It features regularly … Continue reading

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