French museums: the Musée Carnavalet in Paris

A highlight in the Bridgeman archive are the numerous French museum collections, including many documents from the Carnavalet Museum in Paris.

Declaration of Human and Civil Rights, 1789 (oil on canvas) (18th century) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

The capture of the Bastille, July 14, 1789 (oil on canvas), Jean-Pierre Houel (1735-1813) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

With thousands of drawings, engravings, photographs and paintings, you can immerse yourself in the history of Paris.

 

 

The singer Chenard, dressed as a sans-culotte, 1792 (oil on canvas) Louis Leopold Boilly (1761-1845) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

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In the Omnibus, 1880 (oil on canvas), Maurice Delondre (19th century) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Image

 

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La Patisserie Gloppe, Champs Elysées, Paris, 1889 (oil on canvas) Jean Beraud (1849-1935) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

Masterpieces from the Musée Carnavalet

 

Paintings in the Musée Carnavalet

 

Louis XVI (1754-93) in coronation robe, after 1774 (oil on canvas) Joseph Siffred Duplessis (1725-1802) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

Prints and drawings in the Musée Carnavalet

 

March of the women on Versailles, Paris, October 5, 1789 (engraving) (18th century) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

Objects kept in the Musée Carnavalet

 

Tricolor rose window (18th century) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

Scale model of the guillotine (18th century) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images


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Portrait of Madame Recamier (1777-1849) (oil on canvas) Baron Francois Pascal Simon Gerard, (1770-1837) / Musée de la Ville de Paris, Musée Carnavalet, Paris, France / Bridgeman Images

 

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