The floods in France last week not only affected the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay in Paris but the Musée Girodet in the city of Montargis. The museum has suffered severe water damage and upwards of 100 artworks have been affected.

The Girodet Museum in the Loiret region suffered from the dangerously high levels of the river Seine. The museum is well-known for its collection of neo-classical paintings by its namesake Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson. It also has a notable collection of French Old Masters.

The onset of the flood was so rapid that art works by Théodore Géricault and Jean-Jacques Feuchère were affected by the flood. The museum can expect a hefty restoration bill for the damaged goods and has already set up a crowd-funder to help pay for the sizeable costs.

If you wish to contribute to the restoration costs of the Musée Girodet please donate here