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, Scandal of Olympia in 1863 leader of the modern painting movement, you will discover the differents steps of 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 freeing themselves from the Academical Salons rules.
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 Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: in front of the Museum, at Gate C
End Point Options: Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: This tour ends at the exit of the Museum, where I can drop you at the nearest Taxi, metro or Bus station.
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 with pick up at your Hotel and return.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 euros - Drinks 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!