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3 Principal artists and works

Michelangelo, Slave, known as Rebel, sculpture, c.1513, acquired 1794

Michelangelo, Slave, known as Dying or Asleep, sculpture, c.1513, acquired 1794

Venus de Milo, sculpture, late Hellenistic, acquired 1827

Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, painting, 1501–6, acquired 1519

Cimabue, Maestà, painting, c.1270, acquired 1814

Diana of the Louvre (also known as Diana of Versailles), sculpture, Roman copy of Greek original with seventeenth-century restorations, acquired by Francis I c.1530s, acquired by Louvre 1798

Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louis XIV, painting, 1701, acquired 1701 (commissioned by king)

Unknown French artist, Paris Parlement altarpiece, c.1452, acquired 1789

Titian, Francis I, painting, 1537, acquired 1538 (commissioned by king)

Raphael, Virgin and Child with Saint John the Baptist (also known as La Belle Jardiniere), painting, 1508, acquired 1530

Andrea del Sarto, Charity, painting, 1518, acquired 1518 (commissioned by king)

Raphael, Saint Michael and the Dragon (also known as Saint Michael Confounding the Devil), painting, 1518, acquired 1518 (commissioned by the Pope as a gift for the king)

Giuseppe Castiglione, View of the Salon Carré in 1861, painting, 1861, transferred from Ministry of Finance to the Louvre 1933

Titian, Le Concert Champêtre, painting, 1510, acquired 1671

Naked Mercury Attaching his Sandal, sculpture, antique, acquired 1797

Venus of Vienne (also known as Crouching Aphrodite), sculpture, probably Roman copy of Greek Hellenistic original, acquired 1848

Coysevox, Crouching Venus, sculpture, 1685, acquired 1685 (commissioned by king)

Titian, The Entombment, painting, 1525, acquired 1662

Peter Paul Rubens, The Disembarkation of Marie de’ Medici, painting, 1622, acquired 1693

Nicolas Poussin, The Rape of the Sabines, painting, 1685, acquired 1685

Charles Le Brun, The Queens of Persia at the Feet of Alexander (also known as The Tent of Darius), painting, 1660–1, acquired 1661

Charles Le Brun, The Conquest of Franche Comté, 1660, acquired 1660 (commissioned by king)

Charles Le Brun, The Battle of Arbella, painting, before 1673, acquired 1673 (commissioned by king)

Jacques-Louis David, The Sabine Women, painting, 1799, acquired 1819

Eugene Delacroix, Scenes from the Massacre of Chios, painting, 1824, acquired after the Salon 1824

G.P. Panini, Gallery with Views of Ancient Rome, painting, 1758, acquired 1944

Nicholas Coustou, Borghese Gladiator, sculpture, copy of antique, 1683, acquired1874

Nicholas Coustou, Farnese Hercules, sculpture, copy of antique, 1683, acquired 1874

Nicholas Coustou, Apollo Unveiling a Bust of Louis XIV, sculpture, 1688, acquired1793

Guillaume Coustou, The Horses of Marly, sculpture, 1739–49, acquired 1794

Pierre Puget, Alexander and Diogenes, sculpture, 1689, acquired 1833

Pierre Puget, Milo of Crotona, sculpture, 1670–82, acquired 1824

Decorative roundels in Salle de Mars, new entrance to Musée Napoleon, 1800, featuring:

  1. Milo of Crotona by Puget

  2. Moses by Michelangelo

  3. Apollo Belvedere (antique)

  4. Colossus of Memnon

Apollo Belvedere, sculpture, antique, acquired 1797

Eugene Deveria, Puget Presenting his Statue of Milo of Crotona to Louis XV in the Gardens of Versailles, oil sketch for mural, 1832, acquired 1833

Nicolas de Largillierre, Charles Le Brun, painting, 1683–6, acquired 1793

F. Girardon, Louis XIV on Horseback, sculpture (bronze maquette for the statue in the Place des Victoires destroyed during the French Revolution), 1692, acquired 1784

François Boucher, Diana Bathing, painting, 1742, acquired 1852

Jacques-Louis David, The Oath of the Horatii, painting, 1784, acquired 1784

Jean Antoine Watteau, The Pilgrimage to Cythera, painting, 1717, acquired 1790s

Hubert Robert, The ‘Salle des Saisons’, painting, 1802–3, acquired 1964

Hubert Robert, The Grande Galerie in Ruins, painting, c.1801–5

Benjamin Zix, The Marriage Procession of Napoleon and Marie-Louise through the Grand Galerie, painting, 1810 (Musée Ceramique, Sèvres)

Eustache Le Sueur, Saints Gervasius and Protasius before Anastasius, painting, 1652,acquired 1793

Dionysus and the Infant Bacchus, sculpture, antique from the Borghese collection, acquired 1809

Borghese Gladiator, sculpture, antique from the Borghese collection, acquired 1809

Paolo Veronese, The Marriage at Cana, painting, 1562, acquired 1798

Andrea Mantegna, Calvary, painting, 1457, acquired 1798

Bulls of Khorsabad, sculpture, Assyrian, excavation began 1843

Nyke of Samothrace, sculpture, Hellenistic, acquired 1863

Hubert Robert, Projected Redesign of the Grande Galerie, painting, 1796, acquired 1975

François Biard, Four O’Clock at the Salon (also known as We’re Closing), painting, 1847

Hubert Robert, The Grande Galerie, painting, 1795, acquired 1948

Hubert Robert, The Grande Galerie in the Course of Restoration, 1796–9, acquired 1946

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