Musee du Petit Palais, Avignon
Categories: Art Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
Musee du Petit Palais opened its doors in 1976 to showcase Renaissance-era paintings from Italy and the Avignon school of art. Examine artworks by Vittore Carpaccio, Carlo Crivelli, Benozzo Gozzoli, Raffaellino del Garbo, Lorenzo Monaco, Jacopo del Sellaio, Francesco Botticini, Enguerrand Quarton, and Josse Lieferinxe. The huge, majestic building is worth a look just for its architecture. Using our world travel planner, Avignon attractions like Musee du Petit Palais can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Attached to the palais du pape, it is not surprising that the collection is made up of religious paintings from the 13th to 16th centuries. There are many beautiful madonnas including an ethereal and ... read more »
The amount of religious iconography that is 'right there' on the walls is amazing. One is able to get up very close to the pieces and get a real insight to the craftsmanship and artistic endeavours of... read more »
Un des plus beaux musée de province. Un must dans le domaine des primitifs italiens et du quatrocento. Cadre superbe. Fait la pige au Louvre et aux Offices. Personnel serviable. A ne pas manquer.One of the most beautiful Museum of province. A must in the field of Italian primitives and the quatrocento. Superb setting. Been freelancing at the Louvre and the Offices. Helpful staff. Not to be missed.show original
I was fortunate to visit this place......an amazing architecture....
Théophane MayaudI really liked the petit palais Museum, but it's pretty little immersive and interactive!show original
Didier LAURENTstrange and awesome building, collection of expert painting probably but that doesn't interest me, too religious.show original
AnonymousThe staff hate children and in addition they are graceful as prison damage doors! What a welcome!show original
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