Posts Tagged ‘Musee d’Orsay’

Millet Spring

Spring, by Millet

There are many wonderful pictural representations of spring. An embarrassment of riches. After much hesitation, I chose Le Printemps, by the great Normand painter Jean-François Millet. The uncertain skies, the apple trees in bloom, the nature in all of the splendor of its rebirth… To be admired at the Musée dOrsay. Happy spring to all!

Velasquez Infanta Margarita

Paris exhibitions: an overview of the Fall 2008 season

Thanks to Sheramy at Van Gogh’s Chair for her Fall Exhibition Roundup. For Paris, Sheramy mentions Mystery and Glitter: Pastels in the Musée d’Orsay, from October 8, 2008 to February 1, 2009. This should indeed be wonderful. Also noteworthy at Orsay: Picasso/Manet: Le déjeuner sur l’herbe (a tie-up with the major Picasso show at the […]