By Victoria Charles

The ecu continent gathers jointly, for sure, the main well-known artistic endeavors, facts of the background of Western artwork. The cultural capitals and their emblematic museums include work, sculptures, or fairly artworks, devised through the good artists, consultant of ecu tradition. From Madrid to London, passing via Prague, the main works of the outdated continent are awarded right here. because of designated information regarding the museums and their collections, you, too, can discover and notice Europe's attention-grabbing cultural history.

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François Mitterrand, then President of the Republic, opened the new Orsay Museum in 1986, at which point it was exhibiting 2,000 paintings and 600 sculptures. Today the museum is known for exhibiting the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world. Édouard Manet, Luncheon on the Grass, 1863. 5 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. 5 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris. Pierre Auguste Renoir, Dance at Le Moulin de la Galette, 1876. Oil on canvas, 131 x 175 cm. Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Copenhagen. Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund North of Copenhagen, one of Denmark’s finest art collections can be found in the Ordrupgaard museum. In fact, the museum can be said to boast not only one of the finest Danish collections, but also one of the most comprehensive groupings of Danish and French art in Northern Europe. Works from the Danish Golden Age (or more specifically, from the first half of the 19th century), and contemporary Danish art have been collected and compiled to form a formidable collection.

45 (0) 33 74 84 94 Address: Statens Museum for Kunst Sølvgade 48-50 1307 Copenhagen Opening hours: Tuesday-Sunday: 10 am-5 pm Wednesday: 10 am-8 pm Closed on Mondays Copenhagen 47 Finland Helsinki Helsinki Finland’s capital and largest city is Helsinki. The metropolitan area of Helsinki has the distinction of being the world’s northernmost urban area with a population of over 1 million people. Located centrally between Sweden, Russia, and Estonia, Finland first came into being after it was settled during the Stone Age.

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