ORSAY, CHRONICLES OF A MUSEUM
The untold stories behind the masterpieces
The Musée d'Orsay in Paris is housed in a former train station built at the end of the 19th century.
Its collections present Western art from 1848 to 1914, in all its diversity: painting, sculpture, decorative arts, graphic art, photography, architecture... It is one of the largest museums in Europe for this period.
It has the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in the world, with masterpieces by artists such as Manet, Degas, Courbet, Cézanne, Monet or Renoir.