The National Gallery of Art


The National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art houses one of the finest collections in the world illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present. There are many fantastic features on this site.

  1. You can search the collection by specific artist, title, or a combination of criteria. The Collection

  2. There is a Web Tour of the Week. Web Tour of the Week

  3. There are online tours by school or medium. On Line Tours

  4. There are indepth tours by featured artist, single painting, theme or school. Some examples are: Rembrant, Art for the Nation, and Edouard Manet's "The Railway" wtih information about the artist, the strategies used by the artist and the historical context. Featured On Line Tours

  5. There are streaming audio/slideshow tours. Below is an example of a religious Renaissance painting. The Adoration of the Magi


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