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French painting

Joseph-Marie Vien and the antiquarian the comte de Caylus were pioneers of Neoclassicism in France. Vien's Cupid Seller (1763) heralded a return to the "Greek style." David, the leading figure of French Neoclassicism, was one of his pupils.

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The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Night opening until 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays
Closed on the following holidays: January 1, May 1, May 8, December 25
Musée du Louvre, 75058 Paris - France
Métro: Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre (lines 1 and 7)
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17

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