Small Group Art History Musée d'Orsay Tour with Professor Jimerson from Paris
Visit the Orsay with an art history professor and a small group of maximum 6 guests. This museum is home to one of the most stunning collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world. We'll discover the artists whose innovations paved the way for the Impressionists, such as Courbet and Manet. Then, we’ll learn about how an exhibiting society of rebel artists, known today as the Impressionists, pioneered new painting methods and subject matter, while examining works by Monet, Renoir, Degas, and more. We’ll also study the key role that women artists like Cassatt and Morisot played. Finally we’ll see how this these artists influenced the next generation, including Seurat and Van Gogh. This tour will transform the way you look at Impressionism and modern art.
Lauren Jimerson, Ph.D. is an art historian, Fulbright Scholar, and licensed guide. She specializes in 19th and 20th century French art and is currently writing a book on female artists of this period.