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By Victoria Charles

The ecu continent gathers jointly, surely, the main recognized artistic endeavors, facts of the heritage of Western paintings. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums include work, sculptures, or relatively artistic endeavors, devised by means of the nice artists, consultant of eu tradition. From Madrid to London, passing via Prague, the main works of the previous continent are provided the following. because of targeted information regarding the museums and their collections, you, too, can discover and realize Europe’s attention-grabbing cultural historical past.

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5 cm. Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van Belgie, Brussels. Major artists: Edward Burne-Jones Jacques-Louis David James Ensor Pierre Bonnard Salvador Dali Masterworks: The Wedding Procession of Psyche The Death of Marat Skeletons Fighting over a Smoked Herring Nude against the Light Temptation of St Anthony Brussels 31 Ghent Ghent is the capital of the province of East Flanders in the Flemish region of Belgium. Ghent is Belgium’s second-largest municipality with approximately 250,000 people.

Its role as royal residence diminished upon the Royal Family and Court’s quitting of the Palace in favour of the luxurious Versailles Palace, the decision was made to utilise the residence instead for the purposes of displaying the art collection of the Royal Family. The period of the French Revolution proved to be not only a time for change for the country of France, but also for the Musée du Louvre, as it was given the office of public museum. Although the museum opened with a mere 537 paintings in 1793, the collection increased greatly under the rule of Napoleon.

Modern art, Czech and Slovak artists, and an international collection housing, notably, the collection donated by art historian Vincenc Krama, are all part of the Gallery’s collection. Czech Cubism is also an important addition to the Gallery, whilst an entire room is dedicated to Picasso, and a series of busts and full-sized figures by Rodin are also displayed within the gallery. The permanent exhibition at the Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia (the first convent of the Order of Saint Clare of Bohemia) is a fitting location to display medieval and early Czech and Renaissance art.

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