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Musée des Beaux-Arts (Museum of Fine Arts)
Musée des Beaux-Arts (Museum of Fine Arts) Review
Designed by Clément-Marie Josso, this noted museum was opened in 1900. Inside, skylights cast their glow over a fine array of paintings, extending from the Renaissance period onward, including works by Jacopo Tintoretto, Georges de La Tour, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, and Gustave Courbet. To go from the sublime to the ridiculous, look for the famous late-19th-century painting of a gorilla running amok with a maiden. The main palais is closed for renovations, but the Chapelle de l'Oratoire will host exhibitions for the time being.
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