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museums of the world

museums of the world | History and paintings in chronological order. The paintings listed in large size with 25 years period.




Museum of Modern Art New York

Museum of Modern Art New York | paintings in chronological order

Museum of Modern Art New York Museum of Modern Art New York has been important in developing and collecting modernist art, and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world. This world-renowned collection is touted as the best of its kind on the planet, with its extensive […]

Skokloster Castle

Skokloster Castle Stockholm | paintings in chronological order

Skokloster Castle Stockholm Skokloster Castle is one of the world’s greatest baroque castles in a beautiful natural setting by Mälaren’s shore near Arlanda. The castle is from the Swedish Empire of the 17th century; it is Sweden’s biggest private palace. Visit the castle’s state rooms on your own, or take a guided tour through the […]

National Gallery of Art Washington DC

National Gallery of Art Washington DC | paintings in chronological order

National Gallery of Art Washington D.C. The National Gallery of Art Washington DC, one of the world’s preeminent museums, preserves, collects, exhibits, and fosters the understanding of works of art at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards. The Gallery’s collection includes some 141,000 paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculpture, decorative arts, and new media tracing […]

Museo del Prado

Museo del Prado | paintings in chronological order

Museo del Prado Madrid Museo del Prado is the main Spanish national art museum, located in central Madrid. It is widely considered to have one of the world’s finest collections of European art, dating from the 12th century to the early 20th century, based on the former Spanish Royal Collection, and the single best collection […]

Musee d'Orsay

Musee d’Orsay | paintings in chronological order

Musee d’Orsay Paris Musee d’Orsay, originally designed by Gare d’Orsay, Victor Laloux, is located opposite the Tuileries Gardens, on the left bank of the Seine River, with an area with a train station and hotel. In 1900, when the building was completed as a railway station, it boasted a design that boasted architectural authenticity. The […]

Museo di San Marco

Museo di San Marco | paintings in chronological order

Museo di San Marco Florence Museo di San Marco present convent stands on a site occupied since the 12th century by a Vallombrosan monastery which later passed to the Silvestrines; they were driven out of San Marco in 1418, and in 1438 the convent was given to the Dominican Observants. In 1437 Cosimo il Vecchio […]

Galleria degli Uffizi

Galleria degli Uffizi | paintings in chronological order

Galleria degli Uffizi the Galleria degli Uffizi dates back to 1560. It was built by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de’ Medici, to house the administrative and legal offices (uffizi in ancient Italian) of Florence. The museum is organized as a long labyrinth of rooms with amazing works of art displayed roughly in chronological order […]

Musee du Louvre

Musee du Louvre | paintings in chronological order

Musee du Louvre Musee du Louvre is located in the splendid city of Paris in France. In the west of the city, close to the Sein River, it is called the city center with a floor space of 60,600 meters. Louvre, known as the world’s largest and most famous museum; It dates from 1973 to the […]

Skagens Museum

Skagens Museum | paintings in chronological order

Skagens Museum Skagens Museum was founded on 20 October 1908 in the dining room at Brøndums Hotel. Among the founders were artists Michael Ancher, P.S. Krøyer and Laurits Tuxen, who were elected to form the first board of governors together with Victor Christian Klæbel, the local pharmacist, and Degn Brøndum, proprietor of Brøndums Hotel and […]

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille | paintings in chronological order

Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille The Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille ranks as one of the finest museums in France, after the Louvre. Its imposing 19th-century building rises up behind the jets of a superb fountain that splashes around Eugene Dodeigne’s famous sculpture, “Groupe des Trois”. The museum opened in 1809 and was initially housed […]

Gemäldegalerie Berlin

Gemäldegalerie Berlin | paintings in chronological order

Gemäldegalerie Berlin Gemäldegalerie Berlin is an art museum in Germany, and the museum where the main selection of paintings belonging to the Berlin State Museums (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin) is displayed. It holds one of the world’s leading collections of European paintings from the 13th to the 18th centuries. Its collection includes masterpieces from such […]

Deutsches Historisches Museum | paintings in chronological order

Deutsches Historisches Museum | paintings in chronological order

Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin Deutsches Historisches Museum (The German Historical Museum), known by the acronym DHM, is a museum in Berlin, Germany devoted to German history. It describes itself as a place of “enlightenment and understanding of the shared history of Germans and Europeans”. It is often viewed as one of the most important museums […]

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Kassel

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Kassel | paintings in chronological order

Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Kassel The Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister Kassel is a collection belonging to the Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel and is located in the Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, which is integrated into the Bergpark, which extends below the Hercules monument. The focal points of the collection are the Flemish and Dutch paintings of the 17th century, which can be […]

Belvedere Museum Vienna

Belvedere Museum Vienna | paintings in chronological order

Belvedere Museum Vienna Belvedere Museum is a housed in the Belvedere Palace, which was the summer residence of Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663–1736). Built in the early eighteenth century, it is one of Europe’s Baroque landmarks and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Belvedere’s art collection presents an almost complete overview of […]

Clark Art Institute

Clark Art Institute | paintings in chronological order

Clark Art Institute Williamstown The Clark Art Institute, commonly referred to as the Clark, is an art museum and research institution located in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States. Its collection consists of European and American paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, photographs, and decorative arts from the fourteenth to the early twentieth century. The Clark, along with the […]

National Gallery of Victoria

National Gallery of Victoria | paintings in chronological order

National Gallery of Victoria Melbourne The National Gallery of Victoria is Australia’s oldest and pre-eminent public art museum, hosting blockbuster exhibitions and one of the world’s finest art collections. The collection encompasses treasures from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and the pre-Columbian period, in addition to an Oceanic gallery dedicated to the indigenous cultures of the […]

J. Paul Getty Museum

J. Paul Getty Museum | paintings in chronological order

J. Paul Getty Museum Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum established by oil tycoon J. Paul Getty as a home for his collections of artworks. It comprises two locations in Los Angeles: the Getty Villa and the Getty Center. The former houses a collection of antiquities, while the latter exhibits European art and international photography. […]

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Lady Lever Art Gallery Port Sunlight | paintings in chronological order

Lady Lever Art Gallery The Lady Lever Art Gallery is part of National Museums Liverpool and contains the best of William Hesketh Lever’s personal art collection. Lever started collecting art to promote Sunlight Soap. The Gallery is famous for its Pre-Raphaelite paintings by Millais, Rossetti and Burne-Jones and holds works by Leighton, Turner, Constable, Gainsborough […]

Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge | paintings in chronological order

Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge, located on Trumpington Street opposite Fitzwilliam Street in central Cambridge, England. Admission is free. The museum is the lead museum for the University of Cambridge Museums consortium, one of 16 Major Partner Museum services funded by Arts Council […]

Ashmolean Museum Oxford

Ashmolean Museum Oxford | paintings in chronological order

Ashmolean Museum Oxford Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, one of the four museums of the University of Oxford and the oldest public museum of art, archaeology, and natural history in Great Britain. The Ashmolean came into existence when the wealthy antiquary Elias Ashmole gifted his collection to the University in 1682. He did so […]

Toledo Museum of Art Ohio

Toledo Museum of Art Ohio | paintings in chronological order

Toledo Museum of Art Ohio The Toledo Museum of Art is an internationally known art museum located in the Old West End neighborhood of Toledo, Ohio, United States. It houses a collection of more than 30,000 objects. The museum was founded by Toledo glassmaker Edward Drummond Libbey in 1901, and moved to its current location, […]

Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Museum of Fine Arts Boston | paintings in chronological order

Museum of Fine Arts Boston The Museum of Fine Arts Boston is the fifth largest museum in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas. With more than one million visitors a year, it is the 43rd most-visited art museum in […]

Pitti Palace Florence

Pitti Palace Florence Galleria Uffizi | paintings in chronological order

Pitti Palace Florence The Pitti Palace, which houses several important museums, was built in the second half of the 15th century. Probably on a project of Filippo Brunelleschi for Luca Pitti, but was unfinished at his death in 1472. The original building, formed by two floors and the ground floors. With only five windows on […]

Yale Center for British Art New Haven

Yale Center for British Art New Haven | paintings in chronological order

Yale Center for British Art New Haven The Yale Center for British Art is both a public museum and a research institute. It houses the most comprehensive collection of British paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, and rare books outside Great Britain. The Center was established by a gift from Paul Mellon (Yale College Class of 1929) […]

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Smithsonian American Art Museum | paintings in chronological order

Smithsonian American Art Museum The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation’s first art collection, is an unparalleled record of the American experience from the colonial period to today. The museum is the home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Highlights are images of the American West, […]

Musee des Beaux Arts de Lyons

Musee des Beaux Arts de Lyons | paintings in chronological order

Musee des Beaux Arts de Lyons Musee des Beaux Arts de Lyons, with 70 rooms covering 7,000 m², is the largest Fine Arts museum in France after the Louvre. It contains sculptures and paintings from the 14th to the 20th century, collections of Egyptian art, oriental art, art objects, coins, etc. Madame Delubac left her […]

Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts

Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts | paintings in chronological order

Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts The Ekaterinburg Museum of Fine Arts is the largest art museum in the Urals and the museum was established in 1936. Nowadays, it has two branches. One is located in the reconstructed building of the local railway factory’s hospital, and the other undergoes reconstruction now. The museum has collections of […]

Art Museum of Georgia Tbilisi

Art Museum of Georgia Tbilisi | paintings in chronological order

Art Museum of Georgia Tbilisi The Art Museum of Georgia (AMG) is one of the leading museums in the country of Georgia. The Museum is a branch of the Georgian National Museum. Exhibitibitions displayed by the museum range from classical Georgian artwork modern contemporary works as well. Occasionally, international exhibitions, such as two Iranian ones […]

Hermitage Museum St Petersburg

Hermitage Museum St Petersburg | paintings in chronological order

Hermitage Museum St Petersburg The State Hermitage Museum is the second-largest museum in the world. The museum starts its history from collections of works of art which were gained by Russian empress Catherine II in private capacity. With over 3 million items in its collection, it also definitely rewards repeat visits, and new-comers can only […]

State Russian Museum St Petersburg

State Russian Museum St Petersburg | paintings in chronological order

State Russian Museum St Petersburg The State Russian Museum is the largest depository of Russian fine art in Saint Petersburg. The Museum is a truly remarkable collection of national art, tracing the development of the visual arts in Russia from its origin in Byzantine icon-painting to the richly varied avant-garde experiments of the early 20th […]

National Gallery of Armenia Yerevan

National Gallery of Armenia Yerevan | paintings in chronological order

National Gallery of Armenia Yerevan The National Gallery of Armenia is the largest art museum in Armenia and was founded in 1921 by the decision of the Soviet Armenian Government, as the Art Department, one of the five departments of the State Museum. The museum building also housed the public library and concert hall. The […]

Tretyakov Gallery

Tretyakov Gallery Moscow | paintings in chronological order

Tretyakov Gallery The State Tretyakov Gallery is an art gallery in Moscow, Russia, the foremost depository of Russian fine art in the world. The gallery’s history starts in 1856 when the Moscow merchant Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov acquired works by Russian artists of his day with the aim of creating a collection, which might later grow […]

Aivazovsky National Art Gallery Feodosia

Aivazovsky National Art Gallery Feodosia | paintings in chronological order

Aivazovsky National Art Gallery Feodosia The Aivazovsky National Art Gallery is a national art museum in Feodosia, Crimea. In 1845, Ivan Aivazovsky acquired a plot in the outskirts of Feodosiya, on the very seashore. He decided to build a house with a big art studio and dreamed to establish a school of painting there. The […]

Museum of Romanticism Madrid

Museum of Romanticism Madrid | paintings in chronological order

Museum of Romanticism Madrid National Museum of Romanticism offers visitors a vivid image of how life in Madrid was like during the Romantic period. It all started at the initiative of Benigno de la Vega-Inclán. Who decided to found a museum and donate his personal collection of paintings and furniture. Hence, in 1924 Madrid’s Museo […]

Museum Oskar Reinhart Winterthur

Museum Oskar Reinhart Winterthur | paintings in chronological order

Museum Oskar Reinhart Winterthur The Museum Oskar Reinhart is an art museum in Winterthur in the Swiss canton of Zurich. Oskar Reinhart grew up in a wealthy and art-loving merchant family in Winterthur. His father Theodor Reinhart supported artists such as Ferdinand Hodler, Karl Hofer and Hermann Haller, while his brother Georg collected European and […]

Museum Mayer van den Bergh Antwerp

Museum Mayer van den Bergh Antwerp | paintings in chronological order

Museum Mayer van den Bergh Antwerp The Museum Mayer van den Bergh gives attention to the impressive art collection that Fritz Mayer van den Bergh (1858-1901) assembled at the end of the 19th Century. The museum opened it doors in 1904, three years after the early death of Fritz Mayer. Fritz Mayer (1858-1901) was the […]

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp | paintings in chronological order

Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp The stately Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp stands proudly in the Zuid district, a distinctive building holding an impressive collection of art. And although the staircase may seem imposing, you are more than welcome to enter and explore the museum’s world-renowned collection. In 1875, a plan to develop […]

National Gallery Berlin | paintings in chronological order

National Gallery Berlin The National Gallery Berlin contains a veritable cosmos of art that spans from 1800 to recent works fresh from the studio. Whoever steps foot into its exhibitions simultaneously becomes more intimately acquainted with the city, for its works are housed and displayed at a variety of sites and in a variety of […]

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe | paintings in chronological order

Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe The Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe with its three buildings on Hans-Thoma-Straße – the main building, the Junge Kunsthalle and the Orangerie – is one of the largest and most traditional museums in Germany. Opened in 1846, the Kunsthalle is one of the few art museums originally preserved in much of its old substance […]

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Madrid

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum Madrid | paintings in chronological order

Thyssen Bornemisza Museum The Thyssen Bornemisza Museum or simply the Thyssen, is an art museum in Madrid, Spain, located near the Prado Museum on one of city’s main boulevards. It is known as part of the “Golden Triangle of Art”, which also includes the Prado and the Reina Sofia national galleries. The Thyssen-Bornemisza fills the […]

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