Well sort of…
Renovations of the Post-Impressionist galleries at the Musée d’Orsay have made it possible for those of us not able to travel to Paris any time soon to get a mini taste of it’s most famous paintings.
Among the 114 paintings included in the exhibition are some of the best-known works of modern art. Among them are masterpieces by Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Georges Seurat, Pierre Bonnard, Claude Monet, Maurice Denis and Edouard Vuillard.
Henri de TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (France 1864 – 1901)
The clown Cha-U-Kao [La clownesse Cha-U-Kao] 1895
oil on card. card 64.0 (h) x 49.0 (w) cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris , Bequest of Count Isaac de Camondo 1911
© RMN (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski
“These works almost never leave the Musée d’Orsay even singly and never before in these numbers,” said Ron Radford AM, Director of the NGA.
So how excited am I? Lotsa!