The Musée Jacquemart-André is a created from the private home of Édouard André (1833–1894) and Nélie Jacquemart (1841–1912) to display the art they collected during their lives.
Every year, the couple would travel in Italy, amassing one of the finest collections of Italian art in France. When Edouard André died, Nélie Jacquemart completed the decoration of the Italian Museum and traveled in the Orient to add more precious works to the collection. Faithful to the plan agreed with her husband, she bequeathed the mansion and its collections to the Institut de France as a museum, and it opened to the public in 1913.
The museum features works by Bellini, Botticini, Pietro Perugino, Canaletto, Alfred Boucher, Rembrandt, Anthony van Dyck, Sandro Botticelli, Jean-Honoré Fragonard and many more...
Gallen-KallelaMyths and Nature
11 March - 25 July 2022
The exhibition presents the work of the Finnish painter Akseli Gallen-Kallela (1865–1931). Via round seventy works held in public and private collections, including exceptional pictures from the Gallen-Kallela Museum in Espoo, the exhibition will explore a predominant aspect of his work throughout his career—the theme of nature and the Finnish countryside.