City, First Time Visitor, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be at least 4 feet tall and it is Suitable for teenagers
You must be able to take an escalator or lift.
Maximum travelers: 2
English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)
From Delacroix to Van Gogh and the Neo Impressionism
• Experience a wide covering private tour of the Orsay museum without waiting in line.
Following the thread of modernism in Art in the first mid of the 19th century with Manet, considered since the Scandal of Olympia in 1863 as the leader in modern painting, you will discover the differents researches made by Bazille, Monet, Pissaro, Cézanne, Degas, Renoir, Sisley. . .
Why and how they decide from 1874 to present their works in total independance.
What is Impressionism and how each one of these artists dealed with new techniques they developed freeing themselves from the Academical Salons.
All the various artistic trends born after 1886, with the Neo Impressionsm and Pointillism of Pissaro, Seurat, Signac, leading to the revolutionary Cubism of Cezanne and fascinating Fauvism of Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin.
From the ground floor of Orsay Museum- Romantic and Realism periods up to the 5th floor Impressionism and Fauvism Periods.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Within the duration scheduled, I can pick you up at your Hotel or meet you in front of the Museum, at Gate C.
End location: Within the duration of 2h of this tour, or with a supplement depending on your location, I can take you back to your hotel.
Duration: 2 hours
This is a walking tour, but if you wish I can customize this tour for you providing a cab or private car with driver from your Hotel and return.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 euros - A Drink if necessary
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What a treat it was to spend the morning with Patricia at the Orsay. We thoroughly enjoyed her explanations of the various paintings and the Impressionst movement. She is an excellent guide!