Cluny Museum, Paris Photos

The Cluny Museum (Musée de Cluny aka Musée national du Moyen Âge) sits in a former town house of the abbots of Cluny (rebuilt 1485-1510) not far from Notre Dame. The collection features France's most significant Medieval Art.

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Cluny Museum former town house of abbots of Cluny. Paris, France.Roofline of Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Facade details of Cluny Museum of Middle Ages. Paris, France.Outer wall & gates at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Cluny Museum (Musée de Cluny aka Musée national du Moyen Âge) former town house of abbots of Cluny (rebuilt 1485-1510). Paris, France. Architect: Gothic & Renaissance.Roofline of Cluny Museum (former Abbey). Paris, France.Facade details of Cluny Museum of Middle Ages. Paris, France.Outer wall & gates at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Octagonal tower at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Sundial on wall at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Middle ages doorway at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Facade detail at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Octagonal tower at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Sundial on wall at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Middle ages doorway at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Facade detail at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Roofline at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gargoyles at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Sculpted lobby bench with rabbit figures at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Rabbit details of lobby bench at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Roofline at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gargoyles at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Sculpted lobby bench with rabbit figures at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Rabbit details of lobby bench at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Alabaster tears sculpture group of monks to cry at tomb of Jean the Fearless, duc de Bourgogne by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Alabaster tears sculpture group of monks to cry at tomb of Jean the Fearless, duc de Bourgogne by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Alabaster tears sculpture group of monks to cry at tomb of Jean the Fearless, duc de Bourgogne by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) of monks to cry at tomb of Jean the Fearless, duc de Bourgogne by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) of monks to cry at tomb of Jean the Fearless, duc de Bourgogne by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) of monks to cry at tomb of Jean the Fearless, duc de Bourgogne by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourners from Alabaster tears sculpture group by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourner from Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Mourners from Alabaster tears sculpture group (1443-70) by Jean de la Huerta at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Resurrection from last judgment stained glass window from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Job's trial of loss of flocks stained glass window from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Blinding of Samson stained glass window from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Murder scene & worship of golden calf stained glass windows from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Resurrection from last judgment stained glass window from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Job's trial of loss of flocks stained glass window from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Blinding of Samson stained glass window from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Murder scene & worship of golden calf stained glass windows from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Samson & the Lion plus captivity by Philistines stained glass windows from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stained glass window with Christ & angels; Jesse Tree; & Chist entombed at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Knight on horseback stained glass window at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Apostle St Jean stained glass from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Samson & the Lion plus captivity by Philistines stained glass windows from Sainte-Chapelle in Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stained glass window with Christ & angels; Jesse Tree; & Chist entombed at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Knight on horseback stained glass window at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Apostle St Jean stained glass (before 1270) from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Apostle St James Major stained glass from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Apostle St Paul stained glass from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Apostle St Peter stained glass from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Carrying the Cross stained glass from hotel of Cluny at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Apostle St James Major stained glass (before 1270) from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Apostle St Paul stained glass (before 1270) from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Apostle St Peter stained glass (before 1270) from Chapel of Chateau of Rouen at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Carrying the Cross stained glass (c1500) from hotel of Cluny at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Alabaster altarpiece panels from England at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Medieval archway at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ancient wall original to site with collection of portrait heads of kings found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Portrait heads of kings found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Alabaster altarpiece panels (15thC) from England at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Medieval archway at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ancient wall original to site with collection of portrait heads of kings found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Portrait heads of kings (c1220) found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait heads of kings found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Busts of virtues of theology found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stone fragments carved with last judgment scenes found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Carved stone capital with signs of zodiac from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Portrait heads of kings (c1220) found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Busts of virtues of theology (c1258) found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stone fragments carved with last judgment scenes (1210-20) found at Notre Dame of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Carved stone capital with signs of zodiac (1100-10) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Stone carving of Adam from original Notre Dame church of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque with consul Areobindus presiding over gladiatorial games from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved statuette of Ariadne, Maenad, Satyr & Cupids from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque of Christ & four Evangelists from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Stone carving of Adam (c1260) from original Notre Dame church of Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque with consul Areobindus presiding over gladiatorial games (506) from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved statuette of Ariadne, Maenad, Satyr & Cupids (early 6thC) from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque of Christ & four Evangelists (mid 8thC) from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carved plaques of Adam & Eve from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque with Crucifixion & Saints from Venice at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Elephant tusk carved with Ascension of Christ from southern Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved triptych of Childhood & Passion of Christ from Tarn, France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carved plaques of Adam & Eve (late 10thC - early 11thC) from Constantinople at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved plaque with Crucifixion & Saints (late 11thC - early 12thC) from Venice at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Elephant tusk carved with Ascension of Christ (12thC) from southern Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carved triptych of Childhood & Passion of Christ (early 14thC) from Tarn, France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory bishop's crosier head from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Reliquary box with copper fittings & bone carvings of Biblical characters from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory box with copper handle carved with Castle assault plus scenes of romance from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carvings of Enthroned Virgin & Child from Paris & Northern France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory bishop's crosier head (early 14thC) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Reliquary box with copper fittings & bone carvings of Biblical characters (c1200) from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory box with copper handle carved with Castle assault plus scenes of romance (c1300-10) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ivory carvings of Enthroned Virgin & Child (c1250 & c1220) from Paris & Northern France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carvings of Virgin & Child from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Deliverance of St. Peter tapestry from Tournai? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Triumph & Death of Honor tapestry from southern Low Countries over religious carvings at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Lérian & Lauréolle tapestry from Low Countries at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ivory carvings of Virgin & Child (c1300 & c1250) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Deliverance of St. Peter tapestry (1460) from Tournai? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Triumph & Death of Honor tapestry (early 16thC) from southern Low Countries over religious carvings at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Lérian & Lauréolle tapestry (1525-30) from Low Countries at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Daniel & Nebuchadnezzar tapestry from Tournai? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Legend of St. Géry painting by Master of view of Ste. Gudule from Brussels at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Annunciation painting mid from Flanders at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Circumcision carving from Anvers at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Daniel & Nebuchadnezzar tapestry (early 16rhC) from Tournai? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Legend of St. Géry painting (c1480) by Master of view of Ste. Gudule from Brussels at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Annunciation painting mid (16thC) from Flanders at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Circumcision carving (c1520-30) from Anvers at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Horse-shaped bronze aquamanile from Lower Saxony at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Quartz lion head seat ornaments from western Roman Empire or the Orient at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gilded copper cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Italy? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled plaques of cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Horse-shaped bronze aquamanile (14thC) from Lower Saxony at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Quartz lion head seat ornaments (c300-550) from western Roman Empire or the Orient at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gilded copper cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols (early 12thC) from Italy? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled plaques of cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols (1185-95) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled cross from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled processional cross with Christ & saints from Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled bookbinding plaque with Christ & Evangelist symbols from Spain or Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled cross with Christ & Evangelist symbols (1225-35) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled cross (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled processional cross with Christ & saints (mid 15thC) from Italy at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled bookbinding plaque with Christ & Evangelist symbols (late 12thC) from Spain or Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Two copper Evangelist symbols from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Adoration of Magi from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Ste. Fausta from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Engraved silver reliquary from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Two copper Evangelist symbols (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Adoration of Magi (c1200) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper reliquary with scenes of Ste. Fausta (mid 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Engraved silver reliquary (c1261-2) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled copper box with arms of Canilhac family from Languedoc or Provence at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Wooden boxes with scenes of Sts. Christopher, Rock & Marguerite after Jean d'Ypres from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper Eucharist dove from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper medallion of falconer on horseback from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled copper box with arms of Canilhac family (mid 14thC) from Languedoc or Provence at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Wooden boxes with scenes of Sts. Christopher, Rock & Marguerite (end 15thC) after Jean d'Ypres from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper Eucharist dove (mid 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Enameled copper medallion of falconer on horseback (early 13thC) from Limoges at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Visigoth gold hanging crown with semi-precious stones from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Details of Visigoth gold hanging crown with semi-precious stones from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stone cameo of child's face from Rome mounted in gold in France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Clasp reliquary with eagle in semi-precious stones from Bohemia? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Visigoth gold hanging crown with semi-precious stones (7thC) from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Details of Visigoth gold hanging crown with semi-precious stones (7thC) from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Stone cameo of child's face (2ndC) from Rome mounted in gold (early 15thC) in France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Clasp reliquary with eagle in semi-precious stones (mid 14thC) from Bohemia? at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled silver medallion with bull symbol of St. Luke Evangelist from Catalonia at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Pentecost altarpiece of Christ over Apostles between seven pillars of wisdom from Meuse Valley, France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Medieval ceramics collection at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ceramic vase with wings & heraldic lion from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Enameled silver medallion with bull symbol of St. Luke Evangelist (mid 14thC) from Catalonia at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Pentecost altarpiece of Christ over Apostles between seven pillars of wisdom (c1160-70) from Meuse Valley, France at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Medieval ceramics collection at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ceramic vase with wings & heraldic lion (c1465) from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ceramic cups & saucers with metallic decoration from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ceramic oval four-handle vase with metallic decoration from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.St. Christopher stained glass window from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Tapestries over Medieval choir stools at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Ceramic cups & saucers with metallic decoration (18thC) from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Ceramic oval four-handle vase with metallic decoration (16thC) from Spain at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.St. Christopher stained glass window (c1488) from Cologne at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Tapestries over Medieval choir stools at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Legend of St. Stephen - body of martyr surrounded by beasts tapestry by circle of Colyn de Coter from Brussels at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gothic abbey chapel at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Tapestries & choir stalls in abbey chapel at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Carving of Christ on donkey for Palm Sunday processions from southern Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Legend of St. Stephen - body of martyr surrounded by beasts tapestry (c1500) by circle of Colyn de Coter from Brussels at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gothic abbey chapel (15thC) at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Tapestries & choir stalls in abbey chapel (15thC) at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Carving of Christ on donkey for Palm Sunday processions (late 15thC) from southern Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Pilgrimage lead & tin medals collected from France, Spain & as far as Jerusalem at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Silver reliquary in form a church from Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Iron implements from Medieval fireplace at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gilded copper drinking horn in form called claw of griffon from Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Pilgrimage lead & tin medals collected from France, Spain & as far as Jerusalem (mostly 14thC-16thC) at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Silver reliquary in form a church (15thC) from Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Iron implements from Medieval fireplace (end 15thC) at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Gilded copper drinking horn in form called claw of griffon (c1500) from Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Painted wooden table with chained beast & monk from northern Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Painted wooden table with donkey under blanket from northern Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Hunting tapestry of Noble Life series in millefleur style from southern Low Countries at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Bath tapestry of Noble Life series in millefleur style from southern Low Countries at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Painted wooden table with chained beast & monk (c1420) from northern Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Painted wooden table with donkey under blanket (c1420) from northern Germany at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Hunting tapestry of Noble Life series in millefleur style (early 16thC) from southern Low Countries at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Bath tapestry of Noble Life series in millefleur style (early 16thC) from southern Low Countries at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Touch panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Taste panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Smell panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Hearing panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Touch panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Taste panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Smell panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Hearing panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Sight panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.My Only Desire panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Rabbit detail of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.
Sight panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.My Only Desire panel of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.Rabbit detail of Lady & Unicorn tapestry series (c1500) from Paris at Cluny Museum. Paris, France.

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