Louvre Museum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Louvre Museum an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
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Usage

In literature:

Studies made at the Museum of the Louvre.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
With regard to chairs, many of those in the Louvre and the British Museum were made about the time of the Eleventh Dynasty.
"Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt" by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
The galleries at the Louvre contributed to the new Versailles museum all the canvases of French artists that it possessed.
"The Story of Versailles" by Francis Loring Payne
The Louvre contains a spacious museum of antiquities beneath the painting-galleries.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
I have also studied in the Egyptian Museum of the Louvre.
"Balthasar" by Anatole France
The Hermitage Museum, rivaled only by the Vatican and Louvre.
"Revolution" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
The Museum of the Louvre, the Museum National et Central des Arts, is the outgrowth of a Decree of the Convention, dated July 27, 1793.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
These relics, with those collected by Dillon, are now in the Naval Museum at the Louvre.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
They saw the Hermitage, comparable to the Louvre and far and above any art museum in America.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Ancient busts exist in the museums of the Vatican, the Louvre and the Capitol.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

The Louvre Museum is unveiling a new wing and galleries dedicated to the arts of Islam, culminating a nearly €100 million ($130 million), decade-long project coming to fruition amid tensions between the Muslim world and the West.
How the Louvre and Nintendo are reinventing the museum audio tour.
0 This screen grab for a YouTube video shows how Nintendo and the Louvre Museum have teamed up to help visitors navigate the museum.
Janet Jackson to Perform at Paris' Louvre Museum .
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — France's storied Louvre museum , the world's premier shrine to art and home to priceless works like the Mona Lisa, announced Tuesday it will open a new Louvre in the Persian Gulf boomtown of Abu Dhabi.
The Pritzker-winning firm has designed a shimmering glass- and metal-clad outpost of the venerable Louvre museum for the city of Lens in northern France.
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Musée du Louvre Sign Accord.
His powerful presence was seen last November, not on a traditional stage, but for a short run of just three performances in the sculpture galleries at Le Louvre in Paris, one of the world's most prestigious art museums.
After more than two centuries as a royal palace, the Louvre is opened as a public museum in Paris by the French revolutionary government (more info).
Louvre Museum PARRISH ART MUSEUM Herzog & deMeuron.
People walk in Le Louvre museum courtyard before Vuitton's ready to wear Spring-Summer 2013 collection, presented in Paris, Wednesday, Oct.3, 2012.
The Louvre has entered a five-year agreement to share works with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
A five-year agreement between the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and France's famed Musée du Louvre could bring priceless works of art to the Bay Area.
Louvre Museum PARRISH ART MUSEUM Herzog & deMeuron.
PARIS (AP) — In its boldest development in a generation, the Louvre Museum has a new wing dedicated to Islamic art, a nearly €100 million ($130 million) project that comes at a tense time between the West and the Muslim world.
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