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VY161 Museum Nissim de Camondo: a fascinating museum

  • 16 May 2018
  • 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM
  • meet at 2:00pm at 63 rue de Monceau, 75008 Paris: metro Villiers (lines 2 and 3), and Monceau (line 2).


Registration is closed

Located at the edge of the Parc Monceau, in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, the Museum Nissim de Camondo is one of the most elegant mansions designed after the Petit Trianon in Versailles. Built during la Belle Epoque for Moïse de Camondo, a famous Parisian banker, you will discover an amazing collection of art, ranging from precious furniture, paintings, porcelains and sculptures.

Behind the wood-paneled apartments which decorate the house, all the modern Equipment was provided, such as bathrooms, kitchen and offices.

The tragic destiny of de Camondo’s family, which is extinct, will be mentioned together with their refined taste for art.

Come and discover with our guide Catherine, this superb museum and the tragic destiny of the Camondo’s family.

About the Instructor: Catherine Estivalezes holds a PHD in British and American Studies from the Sorbonne and has been involved for years in a Foundation for promoting Contemporary Art, before getting back to Art History studies. She has several years of experience in guiding, including districts, monuments, museums, and temporary exhibitions.

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