The Courtauld Gallery se descreve como um dos melhores e menores Museus de Arte do Mundo. É um dos melhores porque possui coleção proeminente de renascentistas e esculturas medievais. E um dos menores porque devem ter algum complexo de inferioridade com Louvre, Prado e outros mas a verdade é que é um prédio bem servido…
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About the courtauld gallery
A world-famous collection
The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. Its collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is particularly renowned for the unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Gallery also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine example of sculpture and decorative arts. More about the collection.
“Some of the most famous paintings in the world”
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At the heart of a centre for teaching and research
The gallery is at the heart of The Courtauld Institute of Art, one of the world’s leading centres for the study of art history and conservation. The collection is an exceptional resource for the Institute’s students, many of whom go on to fill prestigious international positions as curators, scholars, critics, artists and dealers. More about The Courtauld Institute of Art.
Elegant surroundings in the Heart Of London
The Courtauld Gallery is located at Somerset House in the heart of London Designed by William Chambers, Somerset House is a spectacular 18th century building on the banks of the Thames. Once the home of the Royal Academy of Art, the galleries are an elegant and intimate space in which to enjoy the outstanding collection.
The Courtauld Gallery plays an important role in the capital’s cultural life. We collaborate closely with partners in London and beyond. The Gallery is part of London’s Museum Mile which runs from King’s Cross to the River Thames. More about Museum Mile
A collection of collections
The collection of The Courtauld Gallery is the result of a series of outstanding gifts and bequests by some of the leading collectors of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Samuel Courtauld and Count Antoine Seilern. This has created a collection of great depth and quality which retains some of the character of its private origins.
The Courtauld Collection
The Courtauld Gallery’s permanent collection is one of the most important and best-loved in Britain. Famous for its outstanding Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, the collection in fact reaches from the early Renaissance to Modernist works of the 20th century.
Drawings & Prints
Discover The Courtauld’s exceptional collection of drawings and prints, with works by Michelangelo, Dürer, Leonardo da Vinci, Canaletto, van Gogh and Picasso.
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