Charles Gleyre (1806-1874). The Reformed Romantic
Until September 11th, 2016, Musée d’Orsay will be hosting Charles Gleyre (1806-1874). The Reformed Romantic, an exhibition dedicated to Charles Gleyre, the famous Swiss artist.
Charles Gleyre was actually best-known for being the teacher of some of the leading artists of the late 19th Century including the Impressionist painters Claude Monet (1840 – 1926), Alfred Sisley (1839 – 1899), and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841 – 1919). His studio also contributed to the creation of other leading artists such as the famous Orientalist artist Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824 – 1904) and the founder of Tonalism James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834 – 1903).
As the first major exhibition ever dedicated to Gleyre in France, Charles Gleyre (1806-1874). The Reformed Romantic is an occasion to know more about this great painter, his studio, and his style.
Guests staying at our Sister Hotels Champs-Elysées Paris, don’t hesitate to visit the museum and to take pleasure in attending this unique exhibition!
Exhibition curated by:
Guy Cogeval, director of Musée d’Orsay and Musée de l’Orangerie
Côme Fabre, curator, Musée du Louvre
Paul Perrin, curator, Musée d’Orsay
From May 10th to September 11th, 2016
Every day from 9:30AM to 6PM
Thursdays from 9:30AM to 9:45PM
1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France