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Artists -- France

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View Resource Prints Abound: Paris in the 1890s

The National Gallery of Art offers this site to complement their exhibition of the same name, which is on view at the gallery until February 25, 2001. At the site, users can learn more about the exhibition, which features the work of numerous Parisian painters of the late nineteenth century, such as Pierre Bonnard, Edouard Vuillard, and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. A brief introductory essay...

https://www.nga.gov/research/publications/pdf-library/prints...
View Resource Musee Rodin

The physical Musee Rodin consists of two buildings -- Hôtel Biron in Paris and Villa des Brillants in Meudon (a suburb) -- but the museum's Web site makes it easy to visit both. Hôtel Biron, an 18th century structure that is surrounded by gardens, has a long history available at the Web site. Acquired by the French government in the early 1900s, Rodin rented space there and always intended the...

http://www.musee-rodin.fr/
View Resource Philadelphia Museum of Art: Degas and the Dance

Throughout his prolific career, Edgar Degas had an enduring passion for depicting dance scenes, in particular the world of 19th century ballet. While the real exhibit of "Degas and the Dance" may have concluded in May 2003, this virtual exhibit provided by the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a lovely way to explore the various works of art created by Degas dealing with dance. Appropriately...

http://www.philamuseum.org/