Edouard André, a banking heir, and Nélie Jacquemart, a well-known painter, filled their mansion on the Boulevard Haussmann with art from their travels to Rome, Cairo, Istanbul, and the Far East. After André died, Jacquemart continued to add to the couple’s shared collection, amassing galleries filled with Italian Renaissance art, which she then bequeathed to the Institut de France. The couple’s private apartments are also on view, as is their celebrated winter garden, a grand marble…

Paris's 10 Best Small Museums

Instead of spending hours jockeying to see the Mona Lisa, head to one of Paris's amazing, off-the-beaten-path museums.

The Château de Chantilly is a historic château located in the town of Chantilly, France. Large park of 115 hectares designed by Le Nôtre for the Grand Condé at the end of the seventeenth century. It comprises two attached buildings; the Grand Château, destroyed during the French Revolution and rebuilt in the 1870s, and the Petit Château which was built around 1560 for Anne de Montmorency.

The Château de Chantilly is a historic château located in the town of Chantilly, France. It comprises two attached buildings; the Grand Château, destroyed during the French Revolution and rebuilt in the and the Petit Château which was built around

Overlooking the Institut de France from the famous Pont des Arts as you enter Saint Germain des Pres - the most chic neighborhood in Paris

Saint Germain Itinerary

Overlooking the Institut de France from the famous Pont des Arts as you enter Saint Germain des Pres - the most chic neighborhood in Paris

The entrance of the Institut de France is both large and impressive, this photo showing the six columns, design work as well as an ornate clock above the entrance, showing just how much detail has gone into the structure.  Daily updates at www.eutouring.com

The entrance of the Institut de France is both large and impressive, this photo showing the six columns, design work as well as an ornate clock above the entrance, showing just how much detail has gone into the structure. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com

Our Paris framed print captures a glimpse of everyday happenings on one of the city’s most famous bridges, Pont des Arts. Connecting the Institut de France and the Louvre over the River Seine, few visitors to Paris will miss this bridge. Suitably titled “Pont des Arts”, this 8″x10″ photograph is printed on fine art satin photographic paper, and is mounted and matted in a beautiful satin black 14″x16″ frame. This photo is available for a limited run of 10 prints, so get yours now!

Paris Framed Print - "Pont des Arts"

Our limited edition Paris framed print, suitably titled "Pont des Arts", is now available for purchase.

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"Institut de France from Cour Carré du Louvre" by Loïc Lagarde on ~ This photograph was taken in Paris, France at night.

https://flic.kr/p/aHwWbi | Follow the path | Institut de France & Pont des Arts, Paris, France (HDR)  My Facebook / My Google+

https://flic.kr/p/aHwWbi | Follow the path | Institut de France & Pont des Arts, Paris, France (HDR) My Facebook / My Google+

Brassaï: The institut de France, Passage Mazarine, Paris 6e, c. 1931.  "My ambition has always been to show the everyday city as if we were discovering it for the first time.” — Brassaï

my ambition has always been to show the everyday city as if we were discovering it for the first time.& & brassaï the institut de france, passage mazarine, paris c. 1931 [original] © brassaï, from brassaï.

Pont des Arts, Paris, France. It is a pedestrian bridge in Paris, which crosses the river Seine, connecting Institut de France and the central square of the Louvre. In 1804 a steel bridge was completed on the location where Ponts des Arts stands today. But in 1976 several deficiencies were reported on the bridge because of the damage sustained during the two world wars and because of the collisions caused by boats. By 1984, the present bridge was constructed.

13 Famous Bridges Around the World that You Can Climb or Walk Across

Bridges all over the world are beautiful structures and they attract tourists like a magnet. Cristina Puscas lists some of the famous bridges you can walk or climb.

Square Gabriel-Pierné, Paris VI

I want to sit here someday! Square Gabriel-Pierné A bench of books. This little pocket of a park just behind Institut de France was named for Henri Gabriel-Pierné, a French composer, conductor, and organist who died in Square Gabriel-Pierné, Paris VI

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