Boulevard de Clichy in 1900.

Home to the Moulin Rouge, Boulevard de Clichy was once upon a time the residence of some of the world’s most renowned painters. Picasso, Degas and Jean-Léon-Gérôme all lived and worked on the 185ft long street. Here is a walking guide to where they, and the many other famous residents of Boulevard de Clichy once lived.

A Beacon for Artists.

No. 1: During the First World War, American painter Frank Myers Bogg and has family lived here.

No. 6: French impressionist Edgar Degas lived on the fifth floor until his death in 1917.

No. 8: French polymath Boris Vian lived on the 6th floor with his dancer wife Ursula Kübler, in 1951.

No. 11: Was owned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Théophile Delcassé, who rented rooms to a number of artists, including; Robert Nicoïdski, Jean Calogero and Pablo Picasso.

No. 12: Parisian painter Eugène Berthelon had a studio here until 1896. He was followed by William Didier-Pouget in 1907. Francis Tattegrain had a home in the building in 1910.

Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl

No. 18: The American impressionist James Abbot McNeil Whistler painted his portrait Symphony in White, No. 1: The White Girl here in the winter of 1861-62.

No. 19: Once contained the workshop of painter Charles Moench.

No. 36: From 1869 to 1873, it was home to Honoré Daumier, and later Jules Pasin, who committed suicide there in 1930. It would become the cabaret La Lune Rousse, and it today is the Théâtre de Dix heures.

No. 37: Was once home to Maurice Eliot.

No. 60: Used to be the Café du Tambourin, where Van Gogh unsuccessfully exhibited his paintings in 1887.

No. 64: One of the most eminent painters of his time, Jean-Léon Gérôme had a studio here. He passed away in the building in 1904.

No. 69: The Italian painter Guiseppe Palizzi had a studio here from 1844 until his death in 1888.

No. 71: One of Swedens foremost artists Anders Zorn, lived here from 1889 until 1896.

No. 73: Was the residence and workshop of painter Gabriel Venet until 1954.

No. 83: Czech painter František Kupka made the building his home in 1896.

No. 128bis: Was the studio of Neo-impressionist painter Paul Signac.

No. 130: Was Pablo Picasso’s home in 1901.

How to Get There

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