Da Vinci, Manet, Matisse, Monet, and Van Gogh to come to Abu Dhabi in 2015

Paintings by some the world’s most celebrated artists will be among the works that will be lent to the Louvre Abu Dhabi which opens in December next year, the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) announced yesterday.

They include La Belle Ferronniere, a portrait of an unknown woman attributed to the Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci.

Others include:

  • Edouard Manet’s child fife player
  • Claude Monet’s Saint-Lazare Station
  • Henri Matisse’s Still Life with Magnolia
  • a self-portrait by Vincent Van Gogh.

The works, to supplement the permanent collection of the Louvre Abu Dhabi for three-six months, were selected by TCA Abu Dhabi, Agence France-Museums and the lending museums

About 300 works are to be lent to the Louvre Abu Dhabi which is being developed by the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC). The company was established in 2006 and is fully owned by the TCA Abu Dhabi.

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