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Highlights include numerous Impressionist paintings, the largest assembly of Etruscan antiquities outside Italy, a major collection of bronzes by Edgar Degas, as well as stone and bronze sculpture by Rodin, including a cast of The Thinker.
Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen Contains an important collection of art, based upon the private collection of Carl Jacobsen (1842-1914) the founder of the Carlsberg Breweries.Art museums display visual art in its widest sense.Thus the range of exhibits on display may include traditional fine art (oil paintings, acrylics, bronze/stone sculpture); contemporary art (eg.Although open to visitors by request since the 16th century, it wasn't until 1765 that it was opened to the general public.Thus the first museum to open to the public was the British Museum in London, which opened its doors six years earlier in 1759. Art museums are home to the vast majority of the world's most valuable paintings, sculptures and artifacts.The first European publicly owned museum was the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, home of the Medici family holdings of Renaissance painting and sculpture.
Following the end of the dynasty, the artworks stayed in Florence and formed the first modern museum.
European Old Master painting is represented by Mantegna, Titian, Tintoretto, Pieter Breugel, Hals, Rembrandt and Rubens, while among the extensive collection of Danish art are works by C. Eckersberg, Haral Giersing, Oluf Host, Olaf Rude and Edward Weihe, and the Danish sculptor Carl Bonnesen.
British Royal Family Art Collection Housed in several locations including Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle, The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace, and Holyroodhouse Palace, and held in trust for the successors of Queen Elizabeth II and the British nation, this billion dollar collection consists of some 7,000 paintings, 40,000 watercolours and drawings, and 150,000 old master prints, together with tapestries, ceramics, manuscripts and other works.
The BM featured all types of art, including fine, decorative and applied. For instance, two very famous works are the High Renaissance portrait of the Mona Lisa (c.1506) by Leonardo da Vinci, and the rare Hellenistic statue the Venus de Milo (150-100 BCE), both in the Louvre.
The first specialist "art museum" was the Hermitage St. Both are priceless, although values as high as $1 billion have been mentioned for the Mona Lisa.
Its beautiful art collection, one of the best small collections in the world, is now housed at Somerset House in London, and is an absolute must-see, not least because of its spectacular Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings.