Paris 1900, The City of Entertainment, at Petit Palais

March, 15, 2014

Presented at the Petit Palais from 2 April to 17 August 2014, the exhibition ‘Paris 1900, The City of Entertainment’ is an invitation to the public to relive the splendour of the French capital at the time when the Paris Exposition Universelle was heralding the arrival of the 20th century.

More than ever before, Paris was seen throughout the world as a sparkling city of luxury with a sophisticated way of life. Over 600 works will plunge visitors to the Petit Palais into the atmosphere of Belle Époque Paris. There will be paintings, objets d’art, costumes, posters, photographs, films, furniture, jewellery and sculptures.

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Image Credits:

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Marcelle Lender dansant le boléro dans Chilpéric, 1895-1896. Oil on canvas, 145 x 149 cm, National Gallery of Art, Washington (U.S.A.), 190.127.1. Don Betsey Cushing Whitney, 1990. © Bridgeman Giraudon

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