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By Victoria Charles

ISBN-10: 178310466X

ISBN-13: 9781783104666

The ecu continent gathers jointly, indubitably, the main recognized artistic endeavors, proof of the historical past of Western paintings. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums include work, sculptures, or really artworks, devised via the good artists, consultant of eu tradition. From Madrid to London, passing via Prague, the foremost works of the outdated continent are provided the following. due to particular 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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Jacobsen’s private collection eventually outgrew the numerous extensions built for it, and so, in 1888, he donated his entire collection to the City of Copenhagen. Today, the museum’s assortment of works includes French and Danish 19th-century art, with one of the most significant collections of sculptures by Rodin outside of France. Other highlights include Mesopotamian art, works from classical Greek and Roman antiquity, as well as 20th-century European art. : +45 (0) 33 41 81 41 Address: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Dantes Plads 7 1556 Copenhagen Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 11 am-5 pm Closed on Mondays Major artists: Claude Monet Edgar Degas Paul Gauguin Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Judgement of Paris, 1527.

Modern art, Czech and Slovak artists, and an international collection housing, notably, the collection donated by art historian Vincenc Krama, are all part of the Gallery’s collection. Czech Cubism is also an important addition to the Gallery, whilst an entire room is dedicated to Picasso, and a series of busts and full-sized figures by Rodin are also displayed within the gallery. The permanent exhibition at the Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia (the first convent of the Order of Saint Clare of Bohemia) is a fitting location to display medieval and early Czech and Renaissance art.

5 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. 5 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Pierre Auguste Renoir, Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette, 1876. Oil on canvas, 131 x 175 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. (pp.

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