Highlights of the permanent collection include: Portrait of Cardinal Niccolo Albergati by Jan van Eyck, Adoration of the Trinity by Albrecht Dürer, Madonna of the Meadow by Raphael, Summer by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Madonna of the Rosary by Caravaggio, The Fur by Peter Paul Rubens, The Artist in his Studio by Johannes Vermeer, portraits of the Spanish royal family by Diego Velazquez, and The Hunters in the Snow by Pieter Brueghel the Elder.
Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp Founded in 1810, the Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten van Antwerpen contains a collection featuring painting, sculpture and drawing from 1400-2000.
European Old Master painting is represented by Mantegna, Titian, Tintoretto, Pieter Breugel, Hals, Rembrandt and Rubens, while among the extensive collection of Danish art are works by C. Eckersberg, Haral Giersing, Oluf Host, Olaf Rude and Edward Weihe, and the Danish sculptor Carl Bonnesen.
British Royal Family Art Collection Housed in several locations including Hampton Court Palace, Windsor Castle, The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace, and Holyroodhouse Palace, and held in trust for the successors of Queen Elizabeth II and the British nation, this billion dollar collection consists of some 7,000 paintings, 40,000 watercolours and drawings, and 150,000 old master prints, together with tapestries, ceramics, manuscripts and other works.
Art museums display visual art in its widest sense.
Thus the range of exhibits on display may include traditional fine art (oil paintings, acrylics, bronze/stone sculpture); contemporary art (eg.
It includes masterpieces by a host of the world's greatest artists. British Museum Founded in 1753, the British Museum contains one of the world's greatest collections of antiquities from the Middle East, Egypt, Asia and Africa.
Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Founded in 1816, the art and antiquities museum of Cambridge University is one of the most important fine art collections in England.Highlights include works by: Jan van Eyck, Jean Fouquet, Roger van der Weyden, Frans Floris de Vriendt, Quinten Metsijs, Joachim Patinir, Marten de Vos, Jan Brueghel, Van Dyck, Frans Hals, Jacob Jordaens, Theodoor Rombouts, Rubens, James Ensor, Henry van de Velde, Pierre Alechinsky, Jacob Smits, Gustave Van de Woestijne and Rik Wouters.For more information, please see: Antwerp Museum of Fine Arts.Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium This Brussels art institution actually comprises four museums: the Museum of Ancient Art and the Museum of Modern Art, both of which are located in the main building, while the Museum Constantin Meunier and the Antoine Wiertz Museum, which focus on Belgian artists, are housed in different venues in the city.The permanent collection consists of 20,000 drawings, sculptures, and paintings, dating from the 15th century to the present.Typically, museums classify their collections according to epoch or specific periods or movements.