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IN Creative ON 29 Mar, 2016
Everyone dreams to visit the Louvre Museum of Paris once in a lifetime. It is one of the world's largest museums in Paris containing the world famous expensive paintings.
This museum is located in the Louvre Palace itself. It has more than 3, 80,000 stuffs and displays 35,000 medieval artworks in different departments.
Check out these 16 artworks of Louvre Museum which are just out of the world.
The ship of fools painting shows a group of foolish people voyaging on the ship without any pilot. This mob of people seems to kill anyone coming in their way. Cris Williamson created and released a song called "Ship of Fools" in her 1980 album 'Strange Paradise.'
Death of the Virgin is an artwork by the Italian artist Caravaggio. The picture shows Mary lying dead in a simple red dress surrounded by the people. The portrayal of Death of the Virgin caused numerous scandals and was even declared as flabby by the parish community.
It is a fabulous artwork by the French artist Jacques-Louis David in 1784. It is one of the popular paintings in the neoclassical style. It depicts the argument between two belligerent cities of Rome and Alba Longa.
This painting is another artwork of Jacques-Louis David completed in 1807. The Coronation of Napoleon painting is 10m wide and 6m tall. There are numerous ancient characters depicted in this fabulous artwork.
Bacchus is another artwork by Caravaggio which portrays a young Bacchus sitting near grapes tree. Bacchus is considered as the Roman God of wine.
It is one of the most famous paintings by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci. This painting is actually portrays Lisa Gherardini and is painted between 1503 and 1506. The facial expressions of this lady are quite mysterious which has also contributed in making this painting world famous.
John was a Jewish priest who was belonging to the first century AD. He was also considered as a major religious figure in Christianity and Islam. According to some religious scholars, Jesus Christ was a disciple of John. John was the patron saint of Florence and many other cities.
Virgin of the Rocks is another famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci. This oil-on-canvas painting is nearly 2m high. Virgin Mary is portrayed adoring Jesus in her arms. In this painting, the scene is displayed against background of rock. Thus, it is named as 'Virgin of the Rocks.'
The Wedding at Cana is an oil painting by the Italian artist Paolo Veronese. It is the largest painting kept at the Louvre museum. The painting portrays 130 folks are attending the wedding function at Cana.
'The Astronomer painting' is oil-on-canvas 17th century painting accomplished by the Dutch artist in 1668. It portrays Antonie van Leeuwenhoek looking at the globe.
St. Michael is an oil-on-wood artwork by the Italian artist Raphael. This awesome painting is widely recognized by millions of people.
St. George and the Dragon is an oil-on-wood painting by the Italian artist Raphael. Another version of this painting is kept at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
It is another famous painting by Italian painter Raphael. Identities of these men portrayed in the painting is unknown.
Christ at the Column is another popular painting by the Italian painter Caravaggio. This artwork features the flagellation of Christ.
It is an oil-on-canvas painting by Eugene Delacroix. The Women of Algiers painting depicts sexual connotations in 1834.
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