The lovely grounds of the Musée Rodin in Paris, complete with a fountain, rose gardens, and a pleasant outdoor café make for a delightful afternoon outdoors.

The lovely grounds of the Musée Rodin in Paris, complete with a fountain, rose gardens, and a pleasant outdoor café make for a delightful afternoon outdoors.

Rodin museum, Paris

Rodin museum, Paris

Musée Rodin in Paris- I LOVE this museum and gardens. It is a must see if you have not already

Musée Rodin in Paris- I LOVE this museum and gardens. It is a must see if you have not already

The mansion that now houses the Musée Rodin was built in the Rue de Varenne, Paris, between 1727 and 1737, for the wealthy financier Abraham Peyrenc de Moras (1686-1732). The project, eventually overseen by Jean Aubert, Architect to the King, is a shining example of the rocaille architecture that was fashionable at this time. Constructed on the outer limits of Paris, it was both a town house and a country residence. Abraham Peyrenc de Moras died in 1732, before his new home, notably the…

The mansion that now houses the Musée Rodin was built in the Rue de Varenne, Paris, between 1727 and 1737, for the wealthy financier Abraham Peyrenc de Moras (1686-1732). The project, eventually overseen by Jean Aubert, Architect to the King, is a shining example of the rocaille architecture that was fashionable at this time. Constructed on the outer limits of Paris, it was both a town house and a country residence. Abraham Peyrenc de Moras died in 1732, before his new home, notably the…

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