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As so much talent flowed from the Barbizon artists it is unfortunate that this Museum owns very few pictures by the best of them. The cadre could be good to show so much better more and I wonder whether the municipality should not be playing...More
I stumble upon this place when I went to Barbizon in Oct 2017 during the break of business trip. The museum is relatively small but displayed a lots of paintings and some of the walls are also painted by the students, who live and study...More
This is a great small museum of the Barbizon school. Partially housed in an old tavern the artists would stay at. Many of the walls and some of the furniture have been painted by the artists. Sometimes in payment. So you have not only great...More
Overview of the history of the artist colony at Barbizon. These artists were the precursors of the impressionists. They were renegade thinkers who grew beards: they wanted to paint forest scenery, farm landscapes and working people. The museum used to be an inn mainly frequented...More
The museum has been created in the Auberge Ganne, frequented by the group of pre-Impressionnists that are known as the School of Barbizon. I thought the chaotic, friendly atmosphere was conveyed well (and all for 2 euros for us seniors!). My wife wanted even more...More
Located in picturesque little Barbizon, this museum nicely outlines the stages of the Barbizon school of art. Well exhibited & represented in their displays and offerings. This is site to learn more about thes important painters....
Nice little museum in the lovely town of Barbizon. Graffiti on the walls is very interesting. Make sure you stop by Fontainebleau forest where many of them painted and got their inspiration. Very interesting rock formations.