Museum of Fine Arts

Nancy, France

The Museum of Fine Arts of Nancy is one of the oldest museums in France. Established in 1793, the museum is housed in one of the four large pavilions on the Place Stanislas.

In 1930, the town council decided to convert the building into a museum in order to host the fine art collection hitherto held in the city hall. In 1999, the art historian Jacques Thuillier donated a huge collection of drawings (2,000) and engravings (13,000) to the museum.

Some of the painters whose work is featured in the collections are Perugino, Tintoretto, Jan Brueghel the Younger, Caravaggio, Georges de La Tour, Charles Le Brun, Ribera, Rubens, Claude Gellée, Luca Giordano, François Boucher, Eugène Delacroix, Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Paul Signac, Modigliani and Picasso.

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Rue Stanislas 4, Nancy, France
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Founded: 1793
Category: Museums in France

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3mo alz3tot (18 months ago)
Nice art museum
David Vandermeersch (18 months ago)
Great mix of Flemish medieval masters and super works like the ones from Friant. Everyone can find their taste here. Amazing incorporation of the old city defence foundations in the new wing. This greatly enhances the Daum collection
Eric Chocat (2 years ago)
Nice collection of 19th & 20th century painters on the ground floor. The first floor is uneventful. The Daum collection of glasswork downstairs is informative.
Peter Clericuzio (2 years ago)
Superb, well-maintained and funded municipal museum of fine arts with significant coverage of European art chronologically. Special, highly impressive collections of local Daum glass (especially Art Nouveau and Art Deco pieces), along with the city’s other renowned Art Nouveau decorative artists, ca. 1900. A very pleasant museum, especially with its location literally on the Place Stanislas. Highly recommended for art museum enthusiasts.
dubbed cat (2 years ago)
Good art, like the art decaux, however am not a fan of the modern artworks
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