Fondation Custodia, Paris

4.6
#95 of 180 in Museums in Paris
The Fondation Custodia is an art museum in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, focusing on European Old Master works, including works by Dutch, Flemish, Italian and French artists. The museum was founded in 1947 by the collector and art historian Frits Lugt to house his collection of drawings, prints and paintings. Located at 121 rue de Lille, it occupies the Hôtel Turgot, an 18th-century mansion.
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  • Very limited and disappointing exhibition. Frans Hals is the draw but very few of his works are on show and they are not among his bests. The rest of the show focuses on pictures of children drawn...  more »
  • I hadn’t heard of Fondation Custodia before. Then I knew about the current exhibition of drawings from Pouchkine Museum from a small article in the inflight magazine of Air France and decided to make....  more »
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  • Durch Institution specialised in old masters prints and drawings. Incredible collection with extraordinary programme of temporary exhibitions.
  • Hidden gem of a museum alongside the French Nationale Assembly building. A very fine collection of Old Master drawings and prints, and always high-quality touring exhibitions along the same lines.

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