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Musee du Petit Palais

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Place du Palais, Avignon, France
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All reviews religious art italian art early renaissance renaissance paintings religious works enjoy this museum carpaccio sandro botticelli arranged chronologically botticelli room beautiful paintings great collection pre renaissance collection includes century building real gems interesting pieces
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

An interesting building of one of the archbishops which now houses a collection of medieval religious art, including from the atelier (workshop) of Botticelli. Well laid out and presented and if your are interested in religious, well worth a visit.

Thank lgmsomerset
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Petit Palais was the original home of the pope during thei initial stay in Avignon. Since the Papal Palace was been built and also expanded, the Petit Palais was converted into a museum of medieval art. Paintings by Botticelli are on display here.

Thank maryannk877
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Really an art gallery: corridors of the usual Madonnas on gold leaf, then you'd stumble on an astonishing stab at early perspective, or a handful of sumptuous Botticellis, and other occasional diamonds of progressive thought among the worthy monotony.

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I've rated this a 3 but the rating really does depend on what you like. If you love religious art then I would rate it 5, if you hate religious art I would rate it 1 and say don't go!!! The building is lovely and...More

Thank RobertJE
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Given the period in which this art originates one can understand that there is a common thread running through it all. If you can appreciate the various interpretations and styles of the same thing being told over and over again then you can enjoy this...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Only a stone's throw from the Palais des Papes, this houses a collection of mainly mediaeval paintings and sculptures from the surrounding area in a historic building. It's quiet - no Chinese portfolio freaks here! - and, best of all, there's a bijou tea room...More

Thank doublehlondon
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Across the square, a few minutes from the Palais des Papes, is a gem of a museum with a beautiful tea garden. Alongside the many religious paintings there are frescoes from a house in Sorgue over 600 years old and some remaining wall painting from...More

1  Thank Carole K
Reviewed 17 June 2018

This 14th century building located near the Palais des Papes houses a collection of Renaissance paintings of the Avignon school as well as from Italy. Primarily religious art including a lovely Mother and child by Taddeo Gaddi and a circular wooden panel of the Virgin...More

Thank nikkie10
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We arrived at 12.40pm and the sign said that it was open until 1pm . They said that the sign was wrong and it closed at 12,45 for lunch and reopened at 2pm. We had heard that it was worth visiting but we could not...More

1  Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I was amazed at the extraordinary collection of religious works of art of the 13 and 14 centuries. They are very well exhibited with much care for the temperature etc. The Boticelli works are extraordinary.

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