The Apollo Gallery at the Louvre, Paris

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The Louvre Museum

Information about the Louvre Museum in Paris France.

"Sleeping Hermaphroditos" Roman copy (2nd Century AD). Mattress by Gianlorenzo Bernini (1619). Mesmerizingly supple-looking, this sculpture is a life size copy of a bronze Hellenistic sculpture. In the 17 brilliant artist Bernini made the cushion so realistic that people are tempted to test its firmness. What is special about this beautiful woman? Click to the next slide or investigate in person."

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

"La Grande Odalisque" by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1814). "Famous for the porcelain, icy look of his paintings, Ingres is a superb French Neoclassical artist who saw himself as a preserver of Academic tradition rather than an innovator. Here, he exaggerates the woman’s body to be five vertebrae too long with an impossible pose. Seductive and strange, is her glance saying come-hither or get lost?"

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

artemisdreaming: “La Grande Odalisque, 1814 Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Large image: HERE . Grande Odalisque, also known as Une Odalisque or La Grande Odalisque, is an oil painting of 1814 by Jean.

Crypt of the Sphinx (praja38) Tags: sculpture paris france face statue stone sphinx museum temple ancient europe king european display body head louvre lion egypt egyptian granite pharaoh paws fabulous creature period crypt dynasty antiquity archaeologist oldkingdom greatsphinxoftanis

Crypt of the Sphinx (praja38) Tags: sculpture paris france face statue stone sphinx museum temple ancient europe king european display body head louvre lion egypt egyptian granite pharaoh paws fabulous creature period crypt dynasty antiquity archaeologist oldkingdom greatsphinxoftanis

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