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French museum to open major show in China

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France's Musee d'Orsay will on Friday open a major exhibition of paintings from the 19th century at the new modern art museum in China's commercial hub of Shanghai, museum officials said Wednesday. 

A journalist takes photos of art work at a press preview of a major exhibition from France's Musee d'Orsay of paintings from the 19th century at the new modern art museum in Shanghai.

Many of the 87 paintings by artists in the French Naturalism movement, including works by Gustave Courbet and Jean-Francois Millet, are being shown in China for the first time, exhibition organisers told a news conference.

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