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Musée des Beaux Arts, Quimper

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Art Museum Museum
Count Jean-Marie de Silguy bequeathed his entire collection of 1,200 paintings, 2,000 drawings and 12,000 prints to his hometown on the sole condition that Musée des Beaux Arts de Quimper accommodate the works. The vast collection includes French paintings from the 19th century and Italian, Flemish, and Dutch paintings from the 14th century to the present. Some of renowned paintings are: "The Rape of Proserpina" by François Boucher and "Dead Game" by Jacques-Charles Oudry. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Musée des Beaux Arts by using our Quimper vacation planner.
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  • This newly renovated art museum has exhibits you would see nowhere else reflecting local history and also some international gems. It is located on the square across from the cathedral.  more »
  • The museum is close to the cathedral and has been modernised with taste so that one can walk around with pleasure among interesting paintings by famous painters such as Lucien Simon, Paul Gauguin, Emi...  more »
  • One of the prettiest museums I have visited right in the heart of the old city the building with it's modern extension is an oasis of calm and beauty. While we were there a terrific exhibition of self...  more »
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  • Very rich permanent collections and temporary collections are often very interesting also. A place of culture cannot be ignored if we visit Quimper
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  • Thanks for this expo on Odilon redon Bellissima thank you for your warm welcome also
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  • Good exposure
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  • Interesting Museum, especially the pictures of Brittany and the Breton artist know to please
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  • Beautiful paintings, but closes at 12:00 in June
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