Musée d'Orsay is a Modern Art Museum
with one of the World's most important collections of
Impressionist and Post Impressionist Paintings.
including 45 Cezanne, 42 Degas, 21 Gauguin, 39 Manet, 70 Monet, 64 Renoir,
17 Seurat, 37 Sisley, and 24 Van Gogh.
The cover is a poertait of the painter Eugene Boch by van Gogh.
Eugene Boch was a great-uncle x3 of the editor of Cremerie de Paris
from where Whitepages.fr are edited.
The Museum was construted for the 1900
but it's initial destination was to be a railway station.
the building became to short for new trains that had become longer and longer.
it was palnned to demolish the Gare d'Orsay building
but when Parisians realised the desaster of the destruction of the Pavillons Baltard
the ministry of culture stopped the demolishion permit.
The Museum opened 1986
receiving the collections of the Jeu de Paume.
Souvenirs about the Louvre