5, rue du Laboureur 84000 AVIGNON
The Angladon Museum - Jacques Doucet Collection is a museum of Avignon (84000) located in the hotel of Massilian, a former 18th century mansion. Created in 1996, according to the wishes of Jean and Paulette Angladon-Dubrujeaud, heirs of Parisian fashion designer Jacques Doucet (1853-1929),
The museum presents a remarkable collection of works of art from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.
Jacques Doucet created one of the first haute-couture houses in Paris, installed from 1895 to 1927 rue de la Paix. Having made his fortune, he collected various sets of works of art: drawings, paintings, but also furniture and art objects, dating from the 13th century to the contemporary era. He was also an active patron, who supported writers such as Louis Aragon, André Breton, Robert Desnos, Max Jacob, André Suarès, Antonin Artaud, Blaise Cendrars or Pierre Reverdy and donated to the University of Paris two complete libraries, composed of several thousand books and documents, now the Library of Art and Archaeology. Jacques Doucet (now the INHA Library) and the Jacques Doucet Literary Library. It is one of the most beautiful museums in Vaucluse.