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Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nantes

The Vows of Saint Aloysius of Gonzaga, Theodoor Boeyermans

Battle of Nazareth, Antoine-Jean Gros

Adoration of the Shepherds, Gerard van Honthorst

Ghironda Player ( Hurdy-Gurdy ), Georges de La Tour

The Angel Appearing to St. Joseph in a dream, Georges de La Tour

A Kitchen Maid, Jean-Baptiste Santerre

Portrait of Catherine Barthe, Wife of Jean de Souhigaray, Jacob Ferdinand Voet

Portrait of Eleonora Boncompagni Borghese, Jacob Ferdinand Voet

Portrait of Jean de Souhigaray, Jacob Ferdinand Voet

Portrait of Maria Ortensia Biscia del Drago, Jacob Ferdinand Voet

Madame Louis Cézard, Paul-Jacques-Aimé Baudry

Christ and the adulteress, Antoine Caron

The Fine Arts Museum of Nantes (French: Musée des beaux-arts de Nantes) is an art museum in Nantes, France.

The museum was created in 1801 with the purchase of the Cacault collection and was located in is actual Palais des Beaux-Arts since 1900. The museum holds several paintings that were looted by the French during the French revolution (so-called 'saisies révolutionnaires') and were never returned to their lawful owners such as the The Triumph of Judas Maccabaeus by Peter Paul Rubens.[1]

In 2009, the architect Stanton Williams won an international competition to transform the museum with a modern extension to become the Grand Musée d’Art.[2] This is due for completion in 2013.


Artworks in the collection include paintings from the 13th century to modern art by painter such as:
Ancient painting (13th century to 18th century)

Abraham Bloemaert
Ambrogio Borgognone
Jan Brueghel the Elder
Philippe de Champaigne
Pieter Claesz
Bernardo Daddi
Orazio Gentileschi
Luca Giordano
Gerard van Honthorst
Charles de La Fosse
Georges de La Tour: 3 paintings
Peter Lely
Giovanni Battista Moroni
Guido Reni
Peter Paul Rubens
Andrea Solario
Cosme Tura
Simon Vouet
Antoine Watteau

19th-century and 20th-century painting and sculpture

Jules Benoit-Lévy
Eugène Boudin
Edward Burne-Jones
Camille Corot
Courbet: The Wheat Sifters
Édouard Joseph Dantan
Sonia Delaunay
Maurice Denis
Kees van Dongen
Jean Dubuffet
Georges Dufrénoy
Raoul Dufy
Max Ernst
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Wassily Kandinsky: 11 paintings including Herunter
Fernand Léger
Albert Marquet
Claude Monet
Giuseppe Penone
Pablo Picasso
Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Théodore Rousseau
Georges Seurat
Paul Signac
Alfred Sisley
Horace Vernet
Herbert Ward


Belgian Town Demands France Return a Rubens That Was Looted During the French Revolution
"Grand Musée d’Art". Europaconcorsi. 2010. Retrieved October 20, 2011.

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