Previous Exhibitions - Musée des Beaux Arts de Rouen

FRAGMENT D’UNE COLECTION SAVANTE
French drawings from the collection of Philippe de Chennevieres
9 February – 13 May, 2007

Born in Falaise in 1820, Philippe de Chennevieres-Pointel was one of the most remarkable of the nineteenth century French amateurs. He is among the first in France, to have measured the impossibility of appreciating art by reducing it to a few key names. His desire to resurrect forgotten figures and his passion for provincial homes largely contributed to French amateurs’ taste for variety and nuance.
His collection comprised nearly 4000 drawings from the sixteenth century to the 1860s, and was dispersed after his death. The exhibition at the Beaux-Arts de Rouen presents 40 drawings, chosen from the 90 pieces that the museum has collected over several years. The exhibition includes pieces by Champaigne, Le Sueur, Mauperché, Jouvenet, Restout, Houel, Géricault and Delacroix, and demonstrates de Chennevieres passion not only for quality, but also his curiosity for those artists forgotten by dominant historiographies.


Please see the museum website for full archive listings of exhibitions since 2000.
Most recent exhibitions include:

TROIS SIECLES D’ART BRESILIEN (Three centuries of Brazilian Art)
La collection Beatriz et Mario Pimenta Camargo
7 April -17 July 2005

LE MELANGE DES GENRES
Créatures hybrids et mysterieuses
(The Meeting of Genres: Hybrid and mysterious creatures)
In collaboration with FRAC Haute-Normandie

AMADEO MODIGLIANI
Hommage a Blaise Alexandre, Dons et Depots 1988-2005
17 September -3 October 2005
PAYSAGISTES FRANÇAIS DU XVIIIe SIÈCLE
Dessins de la donation Mathias Polakovits
1 October – 12 December 2005

ANDRÉ RAFFRAY
Ou la peinture recommencée
19 October 2005 – 16 January 2006

HISTOIRE DE FORMES
Œuvres choisies dans la collection de la Société Générale
19 October 2005 – 9 January 2006

VELAZQUEZ – RIBERA
Curieux philosophes
18 November 2005 – 20 February 2006

JAVIER PEREZ
21 January – 24 April 2006

MIRRORING THE AGE
Master pieces from the Museums of Florence
18 May – 3 September 2006


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