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Famous art museums

Famous Art Museums

The Louvre, the Prado, the AltePinakothek, and the Uffizi

The louvre
The Louvre

  • The Louvre (French: Musée du Louvre), located in Paris, France,is one of the world’s biggest museums. With over 8 million visitors every year, it is the most visited museum in the world. Visitors can view works of art from antiquity through the 19th century. Since its opening in 1792, the Louvre has amassed a collection of over 35,000 pieces, including the Mona Lisa.

The louvre s exterior
The Louvre’s exterior

The slides that follow show famous works of art you can see at the Louvre.

The moneylender quentin massys 1514
The Moneylender, Quentin Massys, 1514

The crucifixion of peter by caravaggio 1601
The Crucifixion of Peter by Caravaggio, 1601

Mona lisa by leonardo da vinci 1503 19
Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, 1503-19

El prado
El Prado

  • El Prado (Spanish: El Museo del Prado) is the most famous art museum in Spain. Established in 1819 in Madrid, El Prado houses a collection of over 7,000 paintings. The paintings date from the 12th to the 19th century. You can also find drawings, prints, coins and medals, and sculpture here. Last year alone, the museum had almost 3 million visitors.

El prado s exterior
El Prado’s exterior

The slides that follow show famous works of art you can see at El Prado.

Las meninas by vel zquez 1656 67
Las Meninasby Velázquez, 1656-67

The annunciation by fra angelico 1430 32
The Annunciation by Fra Angelico, 1430-32

Agnus dei by zurbar n 1635 1640
Agnus Dei by Zurbarán, 1635-1640

The alte pinakothek
The AltePinakothek

  • The AltePinakothek in Munich, Germany, houses many masterpieces by European masters. Since its opening in 1836, this museum has exhibited some of the greatest works of art produced in Europe in the last several hundred years. The NeuePinakothekhouses masterpieces from the last two centuries.

The alte pinakothek s exterior
The AltePinakothek’s exterior

The slides that follow show famous works of art that you can see at the AltePinakothek.

Self portrait in fur coat by d rer 1500
Self-Portrait in Fur Coat by Dürer, 1500

Battle of issus by altdorfer 1529
Battle of Issus by Altdorfer, 1529

The sacrifice of isaac by rembrandt 1636
The Sacrifice of Isaac by Rembrandt, 1636

The lion hunt by reubens 1621
The Lion Hunt by Reubens, 1621

The railway cutting by c zanne 1869 71
The Railway Cutting by Cézanne, 1869-71

The uffizi gallery
The Uffizi Gallery

The Uffizi Gallery (Italian: Galleria degli Uffizi) is located in Florence, Italy. The Uffizi is one of the oldest art museums in the Western world. Built by the powerful de Medici family, construction on the building started in 1560. The museum has been open to the public since 1765. Since it is one of Florence’s most popular sites, you may have to wait up to five hours to get through the doors during the peak of the tourist season!

The uffizi gallery s exterior
The Uffizi Gallery’s exterior

The slides that follow show famous works of art that you can see at the Uffizi.

La primavera by botticelli 1477
La Primavera by Botticelli, 1477

The madonna in sorrow by sassoferrato
The Madonna in Sorrow by Sassoferrato

The battle of san romano by uccello 1438
The Battle of San Romano by Uccello, 1438

Doni tondo by michelangelo 1507
DoniTondoby Michelangelo, 1507