Built by the architect Charles Girault to present a retrospective of French art during the Universal Exhibition of 1900, the Petit Palais houses from the art collections of the City of Paris. These are divided into three parts. The collection Dutuit form a set of works of art consisting of Etruscan, Egyptian, Greek and Roman collections and the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The collection includes Tuck a beautiful set of furniture, porcelain and tapestries of the eighteenth century.
Finally, the art collections of the French school of the nineteenth century include the major works of Gustave Courbet, a beautiful selection of Impressionist paintings, vivid portraits of masters of the Belle Epoque: Clairin Bonnat Carolus-Duran, etc.. A series of works by painters and Nabis an entire room devoted to Redon Odile.
Find all the exhibitions held at the Petit Palais on their website Petit Palais sur leur site internet.