The two bronze groups on pedestals represent The Crowning of Art by Paul de Vigne, and The Teaching of Art by Charles van der Stappen.. The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium hold the most important collection of visual arts of the country. We handle your data in accordance with current legislation. The Old Masters, Magritte, Fin-de-Siècle and Modern (selection) Museum as well as the studios of artists Antoine Wiertz and Constantin Meunier represent a unique cultural heritage. The first president of the commission was the Count de Beaufort. Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium 20180629.jpg 5,184 × 3,456; 7.14 MB Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, sculpture group.jpg 3,547 × 4,933; 8.03 MB Solemn Funeral 2014 16.JPG 432 × 1,816; 140 KB Inaugurated on 6 December 2013, the museum presents collections of artists such as Constantin Meunier, James Ensor, Henri Evenepoel, Fernand Khnopff, Leon Spilliaert, Jusepe de Ribera, Jacques-Louis David and George Minne. There are six museums connected with the Royal Museums; two of them are located in the main building – the Oldmasters Museum or Museum of Ancient Art, whose collections cover European art until 1750, and the Museum of Modern Art. The museum is also proud of its "Rubens Room", which houses more than 20 paintings by the artist. We are hopeful that the Brussels Regional Institutions will provide financial support to the cultural world and to our Museums to allow us to safely welcome back our visitors in a place that has rapidly adapted to ensure a safe and comfortable experience for everyone. The life and work of Antoine Wiertz are honored in the painter's former studio, in the heart of the Leopold Quarter. Immerse yourself in the particular world of painter, sculptor and writer Antoine Wiertz (1806-1865), one of Belgium's most controversial Romantic artists.
In the meantime, stay safe and take care of each other, and keep following @FineArtsBelgium #FineArtsAtHome and discover our latest videos, creative workshops, virtual exhibitions and other exclusive contents here! The Magritte Museum presents an outstanding collection of works by Belgian Surrealist artist René Magritte (1898-1967), one of the world's most famous artists. The collections of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium trace the history of the visual arts – painting, sculpture and drawing – from the 15th to the 21st century.
The painting Landscape with the Fall of Icarus, long-attributed to Bruegel, is located there and forms the subject of W. H. Auden's famous poem "Musée des Beaux Arts", named after the museum. The two bas-relief panels are Music by Thomas Vincotte and Industrial Arts by Charles Brunin. Through paintings, sculptures or drawings, all 20,000 works and six museums illustrate our History, from the 15th to the 21st century. The Museums’ collections trace the history of the visual arts – painting, sculpture and drawing – from the 15th to the 21st centuries.
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The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (French: Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Dutch: Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België) are a group of art museums in Brussels, Belgium.. The museum has an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures and drawings from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century. Museums The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, a prestgious collection of 20,000 works of art The Museums’ collections trace the history of the visual arts – painting, sculpture and drawing – from the 15 th to the 21 st centuries. : +32 (0)2 508 32 11 | Fax: +32 (0)2 508 32 32 | firstname.lastname@example.org, © 2020 – Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. The remarkable collection of Old Master, witnessing to a rich and creative past, covers a period running from the 15th to the 18th centuries. The collection of over 200 works is the largest in the world. All art history fans will enthuse about this new museum that is dedicated to the 1900s, when Brussels, the capital of Europe, was a unique artistic crossroads and the capital of Art Nouveau. They preserve the works of the Flemish Primitives, of Pieter Bruegel, Peter Paul Rubens, Jacques Jordaens, Jacques Louis David, Auguste Rodin, James Ensor, Paul Gauguin, Ferdinand Khnopff, Henry Moore, Paul Delvaux, René Magritte, Marcel Broodthaers, Jan Fabre and many others.