Musée-Galerie d' Alexis at Gustav Adolf Mossa, Nice

Musée-Galerie d' Alexis at Gustav Adolf Mossa, Nice

The Musée-Galerie d' Alexis at Gustav Adolf Mossa is dedicated to the works of Alexis Mossa and his son Gustav. Alexis painted in watercolors and was influenced by both symbolism and Art Nouveau. He also was the father of the carnival procession in Nice that is still enjoyed by locals and visitors every year.

His son followed in his footsteps and also became an extraordinary watercolor artist. Artworks from both artists are shown at the museum. There is one whole room dedicated to pastel paintings of Nice which is in contrast to some of the symbolist artwork of Gustave which can be rather bold and edgy. This is especially true with his works that feature decadentism.

The museum is located at Quai des Estats- Unis number 59. It is open daily from 10 am to 6 pm with the usual 2 hour break for lunch from 12- 2. Guided tours are also available with advanced notice.

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Sight Name: Musée-Galerie d' Alexis at Gustav Adolf Mossa
Sight Location: Nice, France
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Famous Museums of Nice Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in Nice, France

Create Your Own Walk in Nice

Create Your Own Walk in Nice

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Art Galleries Walking Tour

Art Galleries Walking Tour

The most common galleries in Nice contain exhibitions of sculptures, photos, interior objects, graphics and furniture. They are generally open from one to three months at a time. Take the following tour to discover the most popular and prominent attractions in Nice.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Religious Building Walking Tour

Religious Building Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.6 km
Art Museums Walking Tour

Art Museums Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.8 km
Famous Museums of Nice Walking Tour

Famous Museums of Nice Walking Tour

Throughout time life has been reflected in art, preserving the past and human history till today in the works that remain. These preserved works continue to be admired by thousands of people and will continue to do so long into the future. Museums keep the history of our ancestors alive. Take the following tour to discover the history of Nice.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.2 km
Historic Buildings Tour

Historic Buildings Tour

Thanks to its history, the culture and architecture of Nice is diverse and very beautiful. The influences of Gothic, Italian, Latin and Genoese styles define the architecture of Nice. The beauty of this blend of styles is seen in the old buildings, churches and palaces. Take this tour to discover the masterpieces of art made by people centuries ago which are preserved to this day.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.1 km
Daily Life Tour

Daily Life Tour

Nice is a great city to visit for the pleasant weather, the sea and its beauty. It is an old town with many beautiful places to visit. Besides the tourist areas there are places that locals love to visit, with very important historical value. Take the following tour to discover the most popular places for Nice’s locals.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km

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