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Paris: The City of Light and Love

“Paris is a moveable feast.” —Ernest Hemingway. Whether it is the love-locked Pont des Arts, lascivious Moulin Rouge, or simply the cobbled streets which join the two—see the Parisians who peopled the past.


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Paris: The City of Light and Love

Paris: The City of Light and Love

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Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). Madame Loubens, ca. 1869. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1918 (19.51.4)

Edgar Degas | Madame Loubens

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Gabriel de Saint-Aubin (French, 1724–1780). Allegory of Louis XV as Patron of the Arts with Paintings and Sculpture from the Salon of 1769, ca. 1769. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2009 (2009.396)

Gabriel de Saint-Aubin | Allegory of Louis XV as Patron of the Arts with Paintings and Sculpture from the Salon of 1769

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Auguste Mestral (French, 1812–1884). [Sculpture of Virgin and Child, Notre Dame, Paris], ca. 1851. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2000 (2000.290)

Auguste Mestral | [Sculpture of Virgin and Child, Notre Dame, Paris]

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Artist: Paul-César Helleu (French, Vannes 1859–1927). Madame Helleu Looking at the Watteau Drawings in the Louvre, c. 1896. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1959 (59.599.1)

Paul-César Helleu | Madame Helleu Looking at the Watteau Drawings in the Louvre

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Johan Barthold Jongkind (Dutch, 1819–1891). The Pont Neuf, 1849–50. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mendelsohn, 1980 (1980.203.3)

Johan Barthold Jongkind | The Pont Neuf

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François Thomas Germain (French, 1726–1791, master 1748). Coffeepot, 1757. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1933 (33.165.1)

François Thomas Germain | Coffeepot | French, Paris

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Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927). Rouen, rue Eau-de Robac, 6, 1908. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Purchase, Sam Salz Foundation Gift, 2005 (2005.100.516)

Eugène Atget | Rouen, rue Eau-de Robac, 6

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Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927). Carrousel, 1923, printed 1956. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. David Hunter McAlpin Fund, 1956 (56.610.7)

Eugène Atget | Carrousel

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    Rosemary Vidal Shire

    A beautiful Carrousel!

Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927). Jardin du Luxembourg, 1902. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005 (2005.100.529)

Eugène Atget | Jardin du Luxembourg

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Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889). Notre-Dame (Abside), 1860s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. David Hunter McAlpin Fund, 1944 (44.55.4)

Édouard Baldus | Notre-Dame (Abside)

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Charles Meryon (French, 1821–1868). L'Ancien Louvre (The Old Louvre, Paris, after Zeeman), 1865–66. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1917 (17.78.23)

Charles Meryon | L'Ancien Louvre (The Old Louvre, Paris, after Zeeman)

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Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927). Rue Laplace and Rue Valette, Paris, 1926. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, by exchange, 1970 (1970.594.2)

Eugène Atget | Rue Laplace and Rue Valette, Paris

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Jean-Baptiste Vinceneux (ca. 1726–ca. 1795, active 1750–86). Stand (piètement) for a model of La Samaritaine, 1773. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1983 (1983.185.7)

Jean-Baptiste Vinceneux | Stand (piètement) for a model of La Samaritaine | French, Paris

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    Tanya

    Edgar Degas ?

Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). Seated Dancer, 1873–74. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (29.100.942)

Edgar Degas | Seated Dancer

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Charles Motte (French, 1785–1836). Jardin Public, Champs Elysées. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2007 (2007.346.1)

After Gabriel Thouin | Jardin Public, Champs Elysées

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Édouard Baldus (French, born Prussia, 1813–1889). Notre-Dame (Abside), 1860s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. David Hunter McAlpin Fund, 1944 (44.55.4)

Édouard Baldus | Notre-Dame (Abside)

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Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927). Boutique Fleurs, 1925. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005 (2005.100.344)

Eugène Atget | Boutique Fleurs

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Jean Béraud (French, 1849–1936). A Windy Day on the Pont des Arts, ca. 1880–81. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Eda K. Loeb, 1951 (52.48.1)

Jean Béraud | A Windy Day on the Pont des Arts

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Édouard Baldus (French, 1813–1889). Pavillon de l'Horloge, Louvre, 1852–53. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1991 (1991.1042)

Édouard Baldus | Pavillon de l'Horloge, Louvre

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Édouard Manet (French,1832–1883). Young Lady in 1866, 1866. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Erwin Davis, 1889. (89.21.3)

Édouard Manet | Young Lady in 1866

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Emile Joachim Constant Puyo (French, 1857–1933). [Montmartre], ca. 1906. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005 (2005.100.1148)

Emile Joachim Constant Puyo | [Montmartre]

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Eugène Atget (French, 1857–1927). Organ-grinder, 1898–99. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005 Accession Number: 2005.100.129

Louis Nicolas de Lespinasse, called the Chevalier de Lespinasse (French, 1734–1808). The Château de Versailles Seen from the Gardens, 1779. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1966 (67.55.20)

Louis Nicolas de Lespinasse, called the Chevalier de Lespinasse | The Château de Versailles Seen from the Gardens

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Unknown (French). Eiffel Tower, 1890s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Museum Accession (X.700.2)

Unknown | Eiffel Tower

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Charles Meryon (French, 1821–1868). Le Tombeau de Molière (au Père-Lachaise) Molière's tomb, Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, 1854. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1917 (17.78.12)

Charles Meryon | Le Tombeau de Molière (au Père-Lachaise) Molière's tomb, Père-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

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