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Here’s How You Can View The Louvre’s Entire Art Collection Online


What if we told you that you could view over 480,000 works entirely for free? Well, the Louvre in Paris has just launched a digital archive of its entire collection which allows you to view it for free online!


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That’s right, 482,000 works have been uploaded to the museum’s virtual database – meaning anyone from a scholar to an art enthusiast can browse all genres, which include; painting, sculptures, and furniture.



Also, everything is organised according to the artist, time period, and curatorial department if you’re looking for anything specific…


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You can access the database with a computer, tablet, or smartphone, and it even includes an interactive map, so that virtual visitors can explore the Louvre room-by-room, as well as several languages (don’t worry, that includes English).



In a statement, the President-Director of the Louvre, Jean-Luc Martinez said, ‘Today, the Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known. For the first time, anyone can access the entire collection of works from a computer or smartphone for free…’



Honestly, this a great feature, given that none of us can really make it to a museum right now – oh, and you don’t have to interact with anyone! Genius.