Water-lilies by Monet at the Orangerie

Musรฉe de lโ€™Orangerie ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

The Musฤ—e de lโ€™Orangerie is an art museum in Paris famous for being chosen by the impressionist painter Claude Monet as the permanent home for his Water Lilies (Nymphรฉas) paintings, which are displayed in two large oval rooms. Along with the Musรฉe dโ€™Orsay, this is an absolute must-see when in Paris, surely to enjoy these large installations by Monet and other representative paintings in this … Continue reading Musรฉe de lโ€™Orangerie ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Museum of Capodimonte, Naples ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

The Museum of Capodimonte is an art museum located in the Palace of Capodimonte, a former royal palace used by the Bourbon dynasty as their summer residence in Naples. The museum features a magnificent collection of Neapolitan painting and decorative art, with several important works from other Italian schools of painting, and some important ancient Roman sculptures. Inaugurated in 1957, it is now one of … Continue reading Museum of Capodimonte, Naples ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

National Gallery, Londres ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Esta รฉ facilmente uma das melhores coleรงรตes do mundo da pintura de todos os tempos, acessรญvel a todos gratuitamente, sete dias por semana. A coleรงรฃo da National Gallery de Londres teve inรญcio no inรญcio do sรฉculo XIX graรงas a alguns grandes legados de pinturas doadas ao paรญs, com a condiรงรฃo de que um alojamento adequado fosse fornecido para a exposiรงรฃo e conservaรงรฃo das obras. Atualmente, … Continue reading National Gallery, Londres ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Philadelphia Museum of Art ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Philadelphia Museum of Art The Museum collection started in the aftermath of the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia 1876. European and Japanese fine and decorative art objects and books for the museum’s library were among the first donations. In 1892 Anna H. Wilstach bequeathed a large painting collection, including many American paintings, and an endowment of half a million dollars for … Continue reading Philadelphia Museum of Art ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Metropolitan Gallery of Bari ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‘ข

Metropolitan Gallery of Bari The Metropolitan Gallery of Bari was founded in 1928 and was originally hosted at the local Palace of Government. It was later moved to the Palace of the Province, on the seafront, where it currently stands. The Gallery was named after the famous Apulian painter of the XVIII century, Corrado Giaquinto, and it showcases masterpieces by Apulian artists and artpieces linked … Continue reading Metropolitan Gallery of Bari ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‘ข

Tate Britain ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

Tate Britain Founded and opened in 1897 by Sir Henry Tate, this is now the oldest and largest art gallery of the Tate network of galleries in England and is devoted to British works of art from Tudor times to the beginning of the XIX century. The modern and contemporary collections of the gallery have now been moved to Tate Modern, in a refurbished location … Continue reading Tate Britain ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

National Gallery, London ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ

Easily one of the best collections in the world of paintings of all times, accessible to everybody free of charge seven days a week. The collection of the National Gallery in London was started at the beginning of the 19th century thanks to some large bequests of paintings donated to the country on the condition a suitable accommodation was provided for the exhibition and the … Continue reading National Gallery, London ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ