Decoding the Most Iconic Paintings of Paris and Where to Find Them

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Decoding the Most Iconic Paintings of Paris and Where to Find Them
The City of Light has inspired some of the most iconic works of art in the world, and is home to a constellation of cultural institutions, including the most visited museum in the world, the Louvre. With so much to see, where do we begin? To help us navigate this infinite maze of wonder, we explore nine of the most emblematic Paris-inspired masterpieces and the artists behind it. This fun infographic prepared by Raffles Hotel also highlights the area the location is inspired by, where the painting can be found today, and provides an insight some lesser-known facts about the artwork.   Produced by Le Royal Monceau Raffles  

Lead photo credit : Pierre Auguste Renoir, Le Moulin de la Galette © Musee d'Orsay

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Sylvia Edwards Davis is a writer and correspondent based in France with a focus on business and culture. A member of the France Media editorial team, Sylvia scans the cultural landscape to bring you the most relevant highlights on current events, art exhibitions, museums and festivals.


  • Bev Livingston
    2016-05-23 14:54:24
    Bev Livingston
    There is an error contained in the list of Paris paintings : Rainy Day in Paris by Caillebotte is NOT located in a Paris museum, but is owned by the Art Institute of Chicago.