Angladon Museum - Avignon

The works of the Angladon Museum, Collection Jacques Doucet are divided into eleven rooms offering an exceptional Renaissance route to the greatest masters of the 20th century.

A privileged moment in the heart of a unique collection, witness to the artistic passion of a great creator and patron of the twentieth century

Presentation

Located in an elegant 18th-century mansion, the Angladon Museum is home to Jacques Doucet's magnificent collection of paintings and objects of art. The ground floor is dedicated to the flagship artists of the modernity of the 19th and 20th centuries, the second level to European and Far East arts, from the Renaissance to the 18th century.

History

Inaugurated in 1996, the museum testifies to the desire of Jean Angladon and Paulette Martin to share with the visitor the masterpieces from the legacy of the great couturier and patron Jacques Doucet (1853-1929). This exceptional set brings together paintings, objects and furniture testifies to the genius of a collector of this enlightened art lover. Thanks to a demanding acquisition policy, it is regularly enriched with unique pieces solicited from artists and private collections. Since 2016, a new hanging facilitates the reading of the works and renews its approach.

Collections

Divided into 11 rooms and 2 levels, the Doucet Collection crosses 5 centuries of artistic creation. On the ground floor, it honors the main representatives of pictorial modernity: Degas, Daumier, Cézanne, Foujita, Manet Picasso, Redon, Modigliani, Sisley, Van Gogh and Vuillard. On the first floor, canvases, objects and furniture allow you to enter the universe of the collector on one level, along a journey leading from the Renaissance to the 18th century, from the West and the Far East. The museum also houses a unique collection of 18th century drawings accessible to researchers (upon reasoned request).

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Musée Angladon - Collection Jacques Doucet
5, rue Laboureur

84000 Avignon
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