Palais Evian Liechtenstein

Palais Evian Liechtenstein

Splendours of the collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein Brueghel, Rubens, Rembrandt … June 4 to October 2, 2011 The Palais Lumière hosts for the first time in France the masterpieces from the Liechtenstein Museum in Vienna, home to the largest European private collection today. The Baroque is widely represented across the Italian painting and sculpture (Marcantonio Franceschini,GuidoReni, or Canaletto Massimiliano Benzi Soldano) and Flemish painting (Rubens, Rembrandt or Van Dyck …). About 70 paintings (including works of monumental dimensions), 20 sand sculpture, 15 pieces of furniture selected for their exceptional quality will be visible for the first time in France. A second large group will be devoted to classical and Biedermeier, an art movement initiated by Amerling, or Gauermann Waldmüller from nineteenth century. As a prologue, a room will be devoted to the history of the Liechtenstein family. Portraits of princes testify patrons of passion for art, uninterrupted for centuries.