The Treasures of Louvre

The symbol of art and Paris is the Louvre Museum. one of the most beautiful museums in the world is, in fact, the most visited one. The galleries occupy incredible 72 000 sq.m. and about 35 000 works of art are on public display. Clearly, you won’t be able to discover everything in one visit, so let’s define the must-sees.

Of course, number 1 is Mona Lisa. Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece from the 16th century is probably the most famous painting ever created. People from all over the world come to see the mysterious smile.

The Venus de Milo is a world-known statue created around 100 BC and recovered from the island of Milos (hence the name). People consider the goddess of love Aphrodite or Venus (in Roman mythology) the best sculpture of the museum.

The Treasures of Louvre

The third masterpiece is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. The 5-meter-tall sculpture is the goddess of victory Nike. It was sculpted approximately 200 BC.

Louvre has a number of the most famous paintings like The Coronation of Napoleon (by Jacques-Louis David), The Raft of the Medusa (by Theodore Gericault) and Liberty Leading the People (by Eugene Delacroix). Enjoy France by looking at Gorillaz Wallpaper presented at Lequzhai.

Make sure to stop by The Wedding Feast (by Paolo Veronese). The imposing piece of art is 6.66 m tall and 9.9 m long. It depicts the biblical story of how Christ accomplished his first miracle (turned water into wine).

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