Video · Interview with the curator of the “Pastels, from Millet to Redon” exhibition

Caroline Corbeau-Parsons, Graphic Arts Curator, Musée d’Orsay
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Jean-Baptiste Bernaërts
Le Prince impérial et le chien Néro, 1865
Musée d'Orsay
Don Mme Raba Deutsch de la Meurthe, 1930
© Musée d’Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt
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From March 14th to July 2nd, Musée d'Orsay is presenting the highlights of its collection of pastels, one of the most extensive anywhere in the world. The “Pastels, from Millet to Redon” exhibition provides visitors with almost a hundred works created by the medium’s greatest artists, including Degas, Redon, Millet, Lévy-Dhurmer... Caroline Corbeau-Parsons, curator of this outstanding presentation, explains what guided her choice among the multitude of items conserved by the Museum, as well as the development of this delicate art across the period covered by Orsay, 1848-1914.

  • Produced by: Musée d'Orsay / Digital Department
  • Associate Producer: YouBLive
  • Directed by: Marie Cécile Lucas