LOUVRE - PARIS
See the Prints on this site and then visit the Gallery and see the original
These 2 pages contain information about the Museum, major works of art and links to the Louvre official site
The Louvre Museum has a Major collection of Western art from the Middle Ages to 1848, oriental antiquities, Egyptian antiquities, Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities, paintings, sculpture, objets d'art, prints and drawings. The building which was constructed as a fortress in 1190 by King Philippe-Auguste to protect Paris against the Vikings, was replaced by a Renaissance style building in the reign of Francois I, and the following French kings enlarged it over the years. The most recent addition is the glass pyramid in the main courtyard designed by the architect I M Pei and opened in 1989..
The Official Site of the LOUVRE MUSEUM
Art from the world's galleries & museums
Original is Oil on Wood 77 x 53
Leonardo da Vinci
The Louvre Museum
Rue de Rivoli, Paris 75001
(33-1) 40 20 53 17 (33-1) 40 20 51 51
Hours: 9-6, closed Tuesdays.
(There is an underground shortcut from this Metro stop which connects with the Pyramid)
The Official Site of the
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