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Musée National Eugène Delacroix, Paris

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Musée National Eugène Delacroix is an art museum dedicated to painter Eugène Delacroix, and occupies occupies the painter’s apartment as well as his studio, located in his private garden. The museum’s collection contains works from nearly every phase of Delacroix’s career, covering many of his themes. You can enjoy viewing Magdalene in the Desert, one of the museum’s major paintings. This work is considered a most unusual religious composition, as compared to Education of the Virgin, painted in Nohant in 1842. The museum also boasts the artist’s only three attempts at fresco, which were done in Valmont.

Musée National Eugène Delacroix became a national museum in 1971, and the building’s façades and roofs on the courtyard and garden side, as well as the museum, the garden and the studio, were registered as Historical Monuments in 1991. Using our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like Musée National Eugène Delacroix can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Eugène-Delacroix Museum is small yet so charming. In Paris’s chic (and expensive) Saint-Germain-dès-Prés district, I can say that it is easy to get to and once you’ve been through the museum, walk...  more »
  • If you admire his work, then you must see this place where he worked for many years. His studio, the garden and the history of those who worked to preserve this space enrich one's understanding of Del...  more »
  • Since we have been to Paris many times, on our last trip we were looking for "new" museums, and places that were not as crowded as the major venues. This museum, housed in Delacroix's home, fit the bi...  more »
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  • Very little of his art on display. Nice garden. Lovely neighborhood but very difficult to find his house/museum
  • Small museum run by people who really really like Delacroix. However this is a great place to pick up Louvre tickets.
  • A stone's throw from Saint-Germain-des-Prés church, a little jewel box museum with a very pleasant garden.
  • Very small, and contains none of the artist's top tier works. Best to go straight to the Louvre if you want to see Delacroix.
  • Interesting but very small