Louvre: Leonardo da Vinci – Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)

Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo Denon wing – 1st floor – Mona Lisa room – Room 6 We did not forget the emotion that shook the civilized universe when one morning in August 1911 spread the … Read More

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Louvre: David Teniers (the Younger) – The Works of Mercy

Richelieu wing – 2nd floor – Flanders, 17th century – Room 22 The Louvre Museum has quite a number of paintings by David Téniers, a painter so spiritually realistic. It is useless to describe them, for they consist of the … Read More

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Louvre: Andrea Solario – Madonna with the Green Cushion

Denon wing – 1st floor – Grande Galerie – Room 5 Happy these paintings which have a familiar and popular name that repeat all the mouths. Madonna with the Green Cushion! Pretty name, pretty canvas! In a charming pose of … Read More

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Louvre: Quentin Matsys – The moneylender and his wife

Richelieu wing – 2nd floor – Germanic countries, 15th century – Room 7 The moneylender and his wife are seated in their officine, a modest stall that only shows two wooden shelves where account books are next to fruit. On … Read More

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Louvre: Pieter de Hooch – Card players in an opulent interior

Richelieu wing – 2nd floor – Holland, second half of the 17th century – Room 38 No one, better than Pieter de Hooch, knew how to render the intimacy of the Dutch houses, their solid and comfortable ease, nor to … Read More

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