a look at

Louvre Paintings

the louvre museum

The Louvre Museum opened in 1793, displaying the French monarch’s art collection as well as the results of Napoleon’s Empire’s pillaging. The Louvre’s official collection contains almost 300,000 artworks from before 1948, only 35,000 of those are open to the general populace.

famous paintings in the louvre


St. Francis of Assisi Receiving the Stigmata  (c. 1300) Giotto di Bondone


The Virgin of the Rocks  (1483 – 1486) Leonardo da Vinci


Minerva Expelling the Vices From the Garden of Virtue (1502) Andrea Mante


The Battle Between Love and Chastity (1503) Pietro Perugino


St. Michael Overwhelming the Demon  (1518) Raphael


The Wedding Feast at Cana (1563) Paolo Veronese


Death of the Virgin  (1606) Caravaggio


David With the Head of Goliath (c. 1605) Guido Reni


The Rape of the Sabine Women (1638) Nicolas Poussin


Coronation of Napoleon (1807) Jacques-Louis David


The Raft of the Medusa (1819) Théodore Géricault


Dante and Virgil in Hell (1822) Eugène Delacroix


Liberty Leading the People (1830) Eugène Delacroix