Two Recent Acquisitions: Drawings by Maurice Denis for Sagesse and Fioretti

Maurice DenisIllustrations for Saint Francis of Assisi's Fioretti© RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski
In 2003, the Musée d'Orsay acquired a series of drawings by Maurice Denis intended to illustrate Sagesse (Wisdom) by Paul Verlaine and Saint Francis of Assisi's Fioretti. They are presented here in parallel with the exhibitions devoted to the artist's paintings and photographs.


Marie-Pierre Salé, curator, Musée d'Orsay

The works presented here are from the Musée d'Orsay collections.


48/14, La revue du musée d'Orsay, issue # 23, Autumn 2006
Musée d'Orsay / Réunion des musées nationaux
€ 11

31 October 2006 - 21 January 2007
Musée d'Orsay

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