By Victoria Charles
The eu continent gathers jointly, undoubtedly, the main recognized artworks, proof of the historical past of Western artwork. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums comprise work, sculptures, or fairly artworks, devised through the nice artists, consultant of eu tradition. From Madrid to London, passing via Prague, the key works of the outdated continent are provided the following. because of special information regarding the museums and their collections, you, too, can discover and become aware of Europe’s attention-grabbing cultural history.
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Its role as royal residence diminished upon the Royal Family and Court’s quitting of the Palace in favour of the luxurious Versailles Palace, the decision was made to utilise the residence instead for the purposes of displaying the art collection of the Royal Family. The period of the French Revolution proved to be not only a time for change for the country of France, but also for the Musée du Louvre, as it was given the office of public museum. Although the museum opened with a mere 537 paintings in 1793, the collection increased greatly under the rule of Napoleon.
The period of the French Revolution proved to be not only a time for change for the country of France, but also for the Musée du Louvre, as it was given the office of public museum. Although the museum opened with a mere 537 paintings in 1793, the collection increased greatly under the rule of Napoleon. After Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo, the museum returned many of the artworks, which had been seized by the Napoleonic Army, to the original owners. The rules of Louis XVIII and Charles X, as well as the period of the Second French Empire increased the museum’s collection again, as it gained over 20,000 works of art.
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen. (p. 42) 44 Denmark Masterworks: Mill in Zaandaam Dancers in Pink, Before the Ballet Bretons and Calf Double Portrait of Children Vahine no te tiare (Woman with a Flower) Paul Gauguin, Bretons and Calf, 1888. Oil on canvas, 91 x 72 cm. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Copenhagen 45 Paul Gauguin, The Wine Harvest at Arles (Misères Humaines), 1888. 5 x 92 cm. Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Copenhagen. Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund North of Copenhagen, one of Denmark’s finest art collections can be found in the Ordrupgaard museum.
Art in Europe: Museums and Masterworks by Victoria Charles