Musée Fabre - juin 2020 © CH.Ruiz/Montpellier3m

The Fabre Museum, a journey through 600 years of painting

  • .Delacroix
  • .Courbet
  • .Véronèse
  • .Soulages

Entering the Fabre Museum, a step or two away from Place de la Comédie, means plunging into a wonderful world that is both far away and close at hand.

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Soulages in minor key

As a young native of Aveyron, Pierre Soulages, the most famous French contemporary painter, regularly visited the Fabre Museum, and met his wife

34 major paintings by the creator of Outrenoir, including some 20 works donated by the artist, give an overview of his career in 600m2 of specially designed rooms. A starting point before a visit to the Soulages Museum in Rodez and the stained-glass windows in the Conques abbey church, 2 hours away from Montpellier.

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