Musée d'Orsay: Philippe Meyer Galleries

Philippe Meyer Galleries

Odilon Redon (1840-1916)
 Baronne Robert de Domecy [Baroness Robert de Domecy]
 Oil on canvas
 H. 74.3; W. 68.5 cm
 Paris, Musée d'Orsay, bought through the Société des Amis du Musée d'Orsay, with the help of Philippe Meyer, 1994
Odilon RedonBaroness Robert de Domecy© RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski
A brilliant physicist, as cultivated as he was discreet, Philippe Meyer will be remembered as one of the most generous donors to the museums of France.
In 2000, this passionate collector donated to French public collections no fewer than 74 paintings, 27 drawings, five sculptures and several art books acquired from all over the world. A large number of these masterpieces by Cézanne, Degas, Vuillard and Bonnard in particular have found their place in the Musée d'Orsay, and are now displayed together on the median level in an area especially designed for them.
During the 1990s Philippe Meyer gave his financial support for the acquisition of a number of great paintings in order to complete the collection.

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