Museum of Fine Arts : Michelin's recommendations
A colossal Neo-classic building fronted by a portico with eight Corinthian columns with a Greek inspiration (the pediment is a replica of the one in the temple of Zeus at Olympus). In the basement, a collection of contemporary art as well as the departement of Egyptian antiquities which gathers some remarkable pieces illustrating the different eras in ancient Egypt. Look out for a statuette in bronze of Imhotep. On the ground floor, Greek and Roman antiquities, drawings and prints, then art from the 19th century. But it is on the 1st floor in the gallery of Old Masters that the masterpieces are concentrated, reflecting the great European Schools from the 13th to the 18th Century Amongst the great periods illustrated is the Italian painting : the Quattrocento with the representatives of the Schools of Urbino and Florence such as Giovanni Santi or Domenico Ghirlandaio ; the Cinquecento with some great names like Raphael and Véronèse. The halls of the Baroque bring together the works of Tiepolo, Bellotto, Guardi. The Flemish painting of the 16th Century is represented by Hans Memling and Gérard David. For Spanish painting, the places of honour go to: El Greco, Vélasquez, Goya, Murillo and José de Ribera. Then Hans Holbein the Elder, Dürer and Lucas Cranach the Elder, for German painting. In the English painting from the 18th Century, you can admire the portraits and, at the end of the century, the landscapes by Constable. French painting is represented by Nicolas Régnier, Simon Vouet, Jacques Blanchard and Claude Lorrain. As regards to Flemish painting, Rubens, Van Dyck and Jordaens illustrate its Golden Age.
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