Musée d'Orsay


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Short Introduction

The museum is located in an old railway station which displays collections of art from the period 1848 to 1914.

Muybridge highlights include the photomechanical print titled 'Jumping a hurdle, black horse' 1887.

Searching the online collection yields 32 results from Muybridge's Animal Locomotion and Human Figure in Motion series.

Past Exhibitions

Before the Cinema : Photography and Movement - 19 September 1995 - 7 January 1996

Rights & Reproduction Information

See museum website for details. More Information

Online Presence

Full Collection of Works

Collection Items:

Photographic Material

Prints: 32

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Musée d'Orsay,
62 rue de Lille,
, France

Phone: +33 01 40 49 48 14



Lead Contact:
Mme Françoise Heilbrun, Curator(

Open Hours:
Opening Hours, Including Holidays and Weekends:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday : 9:30am – 6pm
Thursday : 9:30am – 9:45pm
Monday closed

Accessibility of Muybridge Collections to Public:
Only by appointment. Email the following:

Madame Françoise Heilbrun ( or Monsieur Thomas Galifot (thomas.galifot