Masterpieces by the 17th-century classic painter Claude Lorrain, by 18th-century Rococo painters such as François Boucher and Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun (Marie Antoinette’s favorite portrait painter) or by 19th-century Academician William-Adolphe Bouguereau will illustrate the formation and transformation of the “Grande Manière” innate in the French paintings.
Nicolas Poussin Coriolanus Entreated by His Wife and His Mother ca. 1652–1653 Oil on canvas Musée Nicolas Poussin, Les Andelys
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*Kyushu National Museum is closed from 2/27 (Thu.) until further notice for reasons related to the outbreak of COVID-19.
• 2/4 (Tue.) ~ 3/29 (Sun.) *Closed on 2/25 (Tue.)
• Sun., Tue. ~ Thu. 9:30 ~ 17:00 (last entry 16:30), Fri., Sat. 9:30 ~ 20:00 (last entry 19:30)
• Adult ¥1,600 (adv. ¥1,400), HS and CS ¥900 (adv.¥700), JHS and ES ¥500 (adv. ¥300) *After 17:00, Adult ¥1,400, HS and CS ¥700, JHS and ES ¥300
• Kyushu National Museum
• 4-7-2 Ishizaka, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka
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François Boucher Apollo Revealing His Divinity to the Shepherdess Isse 1750 Oil on canvas Musée des Beaux-Arts, Tours
Photo©RMN-Grand Palais / Jacques Quecq d’Henripret / distributed by AMF
Claude-Joseph Vernet Sea, Sunset 1748 Oil on canvas Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille