Baroque during the Enlightenment

Baroque during the Enlightenment

From March 21 through July 16, 2017, the Petit Palais, one of the most renowned and iconic landmarks of the city, puts on view a new temporary exhibition.

“Baroque during the Enlightenment” is an exhibition that is held in order to spotlight the masterpieces of the churches of the city of Paris, in the 18th century, the period between the Régence and the Revolution. It presents an important number of sketches and religious paintings created by some of the most talented painters such as Largillière, Lemoine, Restout, Vien, David, and Van Loo.

Guests staying at Les Grands Hotels Parisiens between March 21 and July 16, 2017, can have the chance to explore these wonderful chefs-d’oeuvre at the Petit Palais art museum. Whether they’re staying at the Hotel Powers, the Hotel Plaza Tour Eiffel, or the Grand Hotel du Palais Royal, they will find it very easy to get there.


General Curators:
Christophe Leribault, Director of the Petit Palais
Marie Monfort, Head of Conservation of Civil and Religious Artworks for the City of Paris.

Curators :
Maryline Assante, the Petit Palais
Lionel Britten, the Musée d’Orsay
Guillaume Kazerouni, the Museum of Fine Arts of Rennes
Degain, Emmanuelle Federspiel, and Nicolas Engel, the Centre de documentation de la Conservation des Oeuvres d'Art Religieuses et Civiles (COARC)
Christine Gouzi, the Paris-Sorbonne University 


Useful Information

From March 21 until July 16, 2017

Opening Hours

Friday                   10 AM – 9 PM

Saturday              10 AM – 6 PM

Sunday                 10 AM – 6 PM

Monday                closed

Tuesday               10 AM – 6 PM

Wednesday         10 AM – 6 PM

Thursday              10 AM – 6 PM

The Petit Palais,
Avenue Winston Churchill 
75008 Paris

Full                                        10 €
Reduced                                7 €
Under 18 years old             FREE