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Reims in Marne Département, Champagne-Ardenne, France
 

Musée des Beaux-Arts

 
 
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By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
1. Musée des Beaux-Arts Marker
Inscription. Le musée des beaux-arts, installé dans les combles de l'Hôtel de Ville, fut transféré en 1913 dans l'abbaye Saint-Denis, édifice du XVIIIe siècle remanié au XIXe siècle Peu touché par la Première Guerre mondiale, le musée a pu rester dans ses dispositions d'origine. Ses collections provenant, entre autres, d'importants dons de familles rémoises, le placent parmi les plus grands musées de France. Il conserve et expose des peintures, sculptures, dessins et objets d'art du XVIe au XXe siècle: Cranach, Le Nain, David, Corot, Monet, Gauguin, Matisse, Sima, Vieira da Silva…

The Fine Arts Museum based in the former abbey of Saint-Denis includes extensive collections spanning the period from the 16th to the 20th centuries.

English translation:
The Museum of Fine Arts, once housed in the City Hall's attic, was transferred in 1913 in the Saint-Denis abbey, an eighteenth century building remodeled in the nineteenth century. Little affected by the First World War, the museum was able to remain in its original building. Its collections from, among others, major gifts of Rheims families, places it among the greatest museums of France. It preserves and exhibits paintings, sculptures, drawings and art objects from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries: Cranach, the Le Nain brothers, David, Corot, Monet, Gauguin, Matisse, Sima, Vieira da Silva ...
 
Erected by la ville de Reims. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Location. 49° 
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By Kevin W., June 29, 2015
2. Musée des Beaux-Arts and Marker
15.2′ N, 4° 1.861′ E. Marker is in Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, in Marne Département. Marker is on Rue Chanzy, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Rue Chanzy, Reims, Champagne-Ardenne 51100, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cavalcade du sacre des rois de France (within shouting distance of this marker); Médiathèque Jean Falala (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Palais de Justice (about 120 meters away); Cathédral Notre-Dame (about 150 meters away); Maison du Trésorier du Chapitre de la Cathédral (about 180 meters away); Edmond Marin la Meslée (about 180 meters away); Quartier des Banques (about 180 meters away); Palais du Tau (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Reims.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
<i>Reims. - Cour Intérieur du Musée</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by G. Graff et Lambert, circa 1930
3. Reims. - Cour Intérieur du Musée
The Museum's inner court.
 
 
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