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  • Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) : •	Les Pêcheurs [The fishermen], held at Fondation Bemberg, Toulouse
    Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947) : • Les Pêcheurs [The fishermen], held at Fondation Bemberg, Toulouse
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais / Mathieu Rabeau
  • Blanche Hoschedé-Monet (1865-1947) : Le jardin de Claude Monet à Giverny [Claude Monet’s garden in Giverny], held at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen
    Blanche Hoschedé-Monet (1865-1947) : Le jardin de Claude Monet à Giverny [Claude Monet’s garden in Giverny], held at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) - Martine Beck-Coppola
  • Lucien-Hector Jonas (1880-1947) : Cycliste Jacquelin [Jacquelin the cyclist], held at La Piscine, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie André Diligent
    Lucien-Hector Jonas (1880-1947) : Cycliste Jacquelin [Jacquelin the cyclist], held at La Piscine, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie André Diligent
    Photo (C) Musée La Piscine (Roubaix), Dist. RMN-Grand Palais - Arnaud Loubry
  • Edgar Chahine (1874-1947) : Deux vieilles femmes debout, bavardant [Two old women standing, chatting], held at Musée d'Orsay
    Edgar Chahine (1874-1947) : Deux vieilles femmes debout, bavardant [Two old women standing, chatting], held at Musée d'Orsay
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) - Hervé Lewandowski
  • Marie Hager (1872-1947) : Marché à Wismar [Wismar market], held at Schwerin
    Marie Hager (1872-1947) : Marché à Wismar [Wismar market], held at Schwerin
    Photo (C) BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais - Elke Walford
  • Henri Dubret (1872-1947) : Peigne [Comb], held at Musée d'Orsay
    Henri Dubret (1872-1947) : Peigne [Comb], held at Musée d'Orsay
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) - Konstantinos Ignatiadis
  • Henri Manuel (1974-1947) : Le peintre J.J. Weerts dans son atelier rue d'Amsterdam à Paris [The painter J.J. Weerts in his studio on Rue d’Amsterdam, Paris], held at La Piscine, Musée d'Art et d'Industrie André Diligent
    Henri Manuel (1974-1947) : Le peintre J.J. Weerts dans son atelier rue d'Amsterdam à Paris [The painter J.J. Weerts in his studio on Rue d’Amsterdam, Paris], held at La Piscine, Musée d'Art et d'Industrie André Diligent
    Photo (C) Musée La Piscine (Roubaix), Dist. RMN-Grand Palais - Alain Leprince
  • Augusto Giacometti (1877-1947) : Le port d'Alger [The port of Algiers], held at Centre Pompidou
    Augusto Giacometti (1877-1947) : Le port d'Alger [The port of Algiers], held at Centre Pompidou
    Photo (C) Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais - Bertrand Prévost
  • Jean Marius Bugnard (1880-1947) : Chapelle dans la neige [Chapelle in the snow], held at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Chambéry
    Jean Marius Bugnard (1880-1947) : Chapelle dans la neige [Chapelle in the snow], held at Musée des Beaux-Arts, Chambéry
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais - Thierry Ollivier
  • Dominique Frassatti (1896-1947) : Quatre jeunes pêcheurs du port d'Ajaccio lisant U Muvra [Four young fishermen at the port of Ajaccio reading U Muvra] (Le Mouflon)
    Dominique Frassatti (1896-1947) : Quatre jeunes pêcheurs du port d'Ajaccio lisant U Muvra [Four young fishermen at the port of Ajaccio reading U Muvra] (Le Mouflon)
    Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais - Gérard Blot
  • Adolf Erbslöh (1881-1947) : Jardin [Garden], held at Cassel, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Neue Galerie
    Adolf Erbslöh (1881-1947) : Jardin [Garden], held at Cassel, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Neue Galerie
    Photo (C) BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais - image MHK

Works by more than 90 artists represented in our collections enter the public domain on 1 January!

There are too many to list here, but below we have included a selection of well-known and not-so-well-known artists and creators representative of different forms of artistic expression for which you no longer have to pay copyright fees.

Some of the most well-known include painters Pierre Bonnard and Albert Marquet...

L'enfant à la brouette [Child with wheelbarrow], Pierre Bonnard
Photo (C) Musée d'Orsay, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Patrice Schmidt

Vue d'un balcon [View from a balcony], Albert Marquet
Photo (C) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image of the MMA

while the less well-known include Lucien-Hector Jonas and Corsican painter Dominique Frassatti.

Works of architecture and the decorative arts are also among those entering the public domain, including several by famous Belgian architect Victor Horta.  

Panelling and furniture at Hôtel Aubecq, Victor Horta
Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Stéphane Maréchalle

Another representative of Art Nouveau is painter, designer and illustrator Léopold Lelée.

Illuminated letter C: two cats and border of mice, Léopold Lelée
Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski

 

The sculptors include medal engraver Ovide Yencesse.  

Mère embrassant son enfant [Mother kissing her child], Ovide Yencesse
Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski

 

Among the more unusual inclusions is amateur photographer and French resistance fighter  Joseph Kuhn.

Joseph Kuhn and his mother on the trapdoor to his hiding place, Joseph Kuhn
Photo (C) Paris - Musée de l'Armée, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Pascal Segrette

 

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