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The site is published by the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille / Lille City Council

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille

+ 33 (0)3 20 06 78 00 /

Siren no.: 215 903 501 000A

Publishing manager: Bruno Girveau


ATE (Avenir Télématique) 
21 Avenue de la Créativité 
59650 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France 


Amandine Jeanson
Head of programming and digital communication
Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille

18 bis rue de Valmy - 59000 Lille 

+ 33 (0)3 20 06 78 00 /

If you have any comments about using this site or its content, please email:


Your personal data may be collected as you browse this website. Similarly, electronic messages sent to the museum and the email addresses used to send additional information may be kept. In accordance with articles 38, 39 and 40 of act no. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978 (the French data protection act), you have the right, free of charge, to access, rectify, change and object to the use of data concerning you or concerning deceased people of whom you are the successor in title. If you would like to exercise this right, you can write to the site's editorial team at the address above.

Intellectual property and public cultural information

  1. The general structure of the website, and the database software and structure, are the exclusive property of Lille City Council. The particular structure of the website, and the content of the databases, are the exclusive property of the Palais des Beaux-Arts/Lille City Council.
  2. The structure of the site, in addition to all photographs, texts and other graphics, are protected by French intellectual property law.
  3. Any reproduction, representation, use, provision or modification of the site and/or its component elements, in whole or in part, by any procedure whatsoever, is strictly prohibited without the prior written agreement of the Palais des Beaux-Arts/Lille City Council.
  4. Any reproduction, whole or partial representation, use, adaptation, provision or modification of these elements by any procedure whatsoever, by anybody whomsoever and by any means whatsoever (including but not limited to sale, marketing and rental) without the express authorisation of the museum, of any authors or their beneficiaries, is strictly prohibited and constitutes an offence of counterfeiting under the terms of the French intellectual property code.
  5. Moreover, the user of the site may not, by any means or procedure and for any purpose whatsoever, including for personal use: 
    - download, copy or broadcast, in any form whatsoever, including by making it available on a network, or by public communication, all or part of the site
    - use data crawling techniques, robots or similar data collection or extraction methods
    - manipulate or display all or part of the site using a "framing" technology or similar technique
    - transfer elements liable to change all or part of the site, including the images published on it and any of its editorial content
    - use all or part of the site for purposes other than those described by these conditions of use.
  6. The scientific, cultural and educational content (including but not limited to texts and sound, audiovisual and multimedia files) and the pictorial and photographic reproductions of works presented on this site alongside a signature or a © are protected by intellectual property law.
  7. Of this public cultural information, only the photographs and texts may be reused under the terms of act no. 78-753 dated 17 July 1978, in accordance with the following conditions:

1. Photographs:

Credited photographs are the exclusive property of their authors and are used by the museum with the authorisation of their authors or beneficiaries. Photographs credited to © RMN-Grand Palais / [ …] are the property of RMN-GP. Any non-commercial reuse is permitted subject to mentioning the source and the author. For any commercial and/or editorial reuse of images of the museum's collections or of the stage design of exhibitions and other cultural events organised by the museum and falling within the responsibility of RMN-GP, please contact the Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais photo agency ( The photographs illustrating the artist biographies are taken from Wikipedia Commons.

  1. Written texts:

The museum is the transferee of the texts used in tour itineraries and labels explaining works, including those written by ARTIPS. These written texts may be reused freely, providing they are not altered, their meaning is not distorted, and their sources and the date they were last updated are mentioned. Any commercial reuse is subject to the museum's prior express authorisation. For any request of this kind, please contact the museum's Communication and Development Department.

The brands of the museums and its partners, and the logos featuring on the site, are trademarks registered with the INPI (French National Industrial Property Institute), and are accordingly protected by intellectual property law.

Any use of elements on the site for the total or partial reproduction of these brands and/or logos without the express authorisation of their owners is strictly prohibited and constitutes an offence of counterfeiting under the terms of the French intellectual property code.

Public administrative information

The information and programming content on this site is public administrative information under the terms of act no.78-753 dated 17 July 1978. This information may be reused freely, providing it is not altered, its meaning is not distorted, and its sources and the date it was last updated are mentioned.

The ownership of public administrative information is not transferred to the reuser. The latter enjoys a personal, non-exclusive right to reuse this public administrative information. Any person reusing public information in breach of the aforementioned guidelines may be subject to a sanction handed down by the commission for access to administrative documents.


The user is hereby informed that a cookie may be automatically placed on his or her browser software when he or she visits the site. A cookie is a data file which does not make it possible to identify users but instead is used to save information relating to the user's browsing of the site. The user may adjust the settings of his or her browser software so that he or she is informed of the presence of cookies, and may refuse to allow them to be used as described above by visiting the following address: The user enjoys all the aforementioned rights regarding personal data communicated via cookies according to the conditions described above.


The museum's site permits the creation of hyperlinks pointing to its content providing this does not create confusion regarding the source of the services and/or content produced and/or held by the museum, and providing:

  • you do not use the deep linking technique. In other words, the pages of the site must not be embedded within the pages of another site, but instead must be accessible by opening a window.
  • you mention the source which shall point directly to the described content using a hyperlink.

The information used must only be used for personal, charitable or professional purposes; any use for commercial or promotional purposes is prohibited.

Please note: this authorisation does not extend to sites disseminating polemical, pornographic or xenophobic information, or information which may in a broader sense offend the sensibilities of the general public; nor does it apply to websites which harm the material or moral interests of the museum.

For other uses, please contact us by post at the above address or by email.


The site contains numerous links to other sites, most of them official sites (institutions, public bodies, etc.), but also to a number of sites belonging to charities or partner companies. These web pages, the addresses of which are regularly checked, are not part of the museum's public and official site.

The museum is not responsible for the content of the said other sites, and shall not be held liable for any resulting damage or prejudice. The links to other sites are provided to users solely for convenience. 


Project management

Fabrice Kusiak
Lille City Council Department of Information Services

Amandine Jeanson
Development and Communication, Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille
Assisted by Ingrid Wacheux

Graphic design

Les Lunettes bleues -  25 Rue Corneille, 59100 Roubaix
+ 33 (0)3 62 64 76 20

Integration and development


CA de l'Epinoy, Route de Vendeville, D952, 59175 Templemars

+ 33 (0)3 20 32 53 53

ARTIPS content


+33 (0)6 82 89 11 97

Photographic credits

Photos of works

© RMN-Grand Palais, photos: Philipp Bernard - Hervé Lewandowski - Stéphane Maréchalle - René-Gabriel Ojéda

© Musées et monuments de France, photos: Hugo Maertens

Photos of spaces/visitors

© Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, photos: Charles Delcourt

© Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, photos: Frédéric Iovino

© Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, photos: Jean-Marie Dautel

Editorial and content coordination 

Amandine Jeanson and Ingrid Wacheux

List of writers

Laetitia Barragué-Zouita

François Becuwe

Jean-Marie Dautel

Karine Dautel

Amandine Jeanson

Elisabeth de Jonckheere

Donatienne Dujardin

Cordélia Hattori

Odile Maniglier

Fleur Morfoisse

Maxime Muller

Delphine Rousseau

Coline Tylec

Ingrid Wacheux


ADTRADS - Traduction et Interprétariat, 2 rue du Jeu de Mail 59140 Dunkirk

+33(0)3 28 26 45 83

Associate contributors

Guergana Guintcheva, Professor of Marketing, EDHEC Lille

Laurent Sparrow, lecturer, Université de Lille3, Laboratoire URECA