A Palace of Art
Home to many of the world's most treasured works of art, the Musíe du Louvrewas originally a palace the kings of France designed and redesigned. A collection that began with the first purchases by Andrea Del Sorto,for Franz I, it grew to become one of the most impressive collections in the world. It now includes wonderful displays of Oriental, Greek,Roman and Entruscan art, along with an impressive Egyptian section, drawing millions of visitors a year. ©2007. 10 minutes. Not rated.