The Mystery of Mona Lisas Smile
Why is the Mona Lisa so famous? Leonardo da Vincis famous portrait of Lisa Gherardini, titled Mona Lisa, is one of the best-known works of art in existence.
Raphael & Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci was a true genius and among the most influential artists who ever lived, leaving a significant legacy in the realms of art and science, with each discipline informing the other. The Mona Lisa is not his only work of art inside the Louvre, and your tour guide will show you more of the Da Vinci collection, part of the iconic Italian Renaissance collection. Besides Leonardo, the Louvre contains work by Renaissance artist Botticelli, master of the 16th Century Venetian school Titian, grand-scale artist Veronese, the playboy Raphael and much more.
Jacques-Louis David - Napoleons Personal Painter
Although there are many Italian Renaissance masterpieces in the Louvre, you'll also see French masterpieces. After all, you are in France! Visit works by Jacques-Louis David, Napoleon's personal painter, and Eugne Delacroix. Some of the paintings in the Louvre measure 20 feet tall! The word "impressive" doesn't do these works justice.
Sculptures of the Louvre
The Louvre is not only packed with paintings. The museum also houses many iconic sculptures. Of all the works in the Louvre, the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo are among the most admired. You'll also admire the mythological Sleeping Hermaphroditus, a "life size" sculpture carved by Bernini.
The Crown Jewels of France
Did you know that the Louvre is a former royal palace? With such a strong link to royalty, a visit to the Louvre is incomplete without a visiting the Crown Jewels. The surviving French Crown Jewels are mainly on display in the Galerie d'Apollon of the Louvre
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Did you know the Louvre is the largest art museum on earth?The historic Paris monument is packed with 38,000 priceless works of art. The Paris Guy understands how intimidating it can be to plan your visit to the Louvre. why we offer one of the best Louvre tours in Paris, with skip the line ticketsand a local art-loving guide to lead your small group through the numerous galleries. Our professional guides are true experts who bring the museum to life with illuminating stories about the artwork inside. From the construction of the building, to the artists behind the best artwork in Paris, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of the worlds most impressive, and popular, museum.
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The Mystery of Mona Lisas Smile
- Expert art historian tour guide
- Small group size to guarantee a personal experience
- Admission to the museum
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
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