A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 4: The Second Floor

A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 4: The Second Floor

The Second floor contains only 2 collections the Prints and Drawings, as well as the Paintings. The various wings of the second floor are home to various French and European paintings as well as magnificent halls and entrances that would cap off a 4 day journey to enjoy the Louvre experiences.

  • Portrait of the Marquise de Pompadour by Maurice-Quentin Delatour

1748-1755 (Prints and Drawings room 44)

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Photo credit: Flickr- ergsart
  • The Rape of Sabine Women by Nicolas Poussin

1637 – 1638 (Paintings room 14)

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Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Portrait of Louis XIV by Hyacinth Rigaud

1701 (Paintings room 34)

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Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • The Lacemaker by Johannes Vermeer

1669-1670 (Paintings room 38)

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Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Portrait of the Artist Holding a Thistle by Albrecht Durer

1493 (Paintings room 8)

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Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

3 Comments


  1. I always wonder if centuries from now, arts created by unknown artists of today will get acknowledged by people then? There are a lot of beautiful paintings and the like have been created today. I hope they get acknowledged too just like these paints in Louvre.

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  2. I love visiting the lourve, it so cultural and fascinating to learn the history of France.

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  3. This are great paintings! When I go to a museum, paintings fascinate me. I always wonder what inspired the painters to create wonderful work of art like this

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