Donnerstag, 18. Februar 2016

Der Sammler

Guimet in his Museum (1898). Ferdinand Jean Luigini (French, 1870-1943). Émile Étienne Guimet (1836-1918) was a French industrialist, traveler and connoisseur who founded the Musée Guimet. He studied the religions of the Far East, and the museum contains many of the fruits of this expedition, including a fine collection of Japanese and Chinese porcelain and many objects relating not merely to the religions of the East but also to those of Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome.

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