Today was another great day. We visited an incredible museum, Musee Marmottan. The collection is housed in a 19th century mansion. It’s the largest collection of Monet’s paintings anywhere in the world. It was the gift of Michel Monet, Claude Monet’s son. The collection included Monet’s personal collection of Camille Pissarro, Pierre Auguste Renoir and Alfred Sisley.
It is a “not to be missed” site by any art appreciation visitor to Paris. Photography was permitted without flash much to our surprise. Here’s some of our favorites.
Apologies: The collection included too many to record details.
The Water Lilies: (and at least a dozen more)
And of course, we rewarded ourselves with lunch at one of our favorite restaurants, Brasserie Balzar!
Following lunch we walked back to our apartment. Total distance, 5 miles.