Louvre Palace, Paris Photos

The Louvre Museum is housed in the Louvre Palace which encompasses structures dating from Medieval times to the Pyramids of I.M. Pei of 1988-93. Notable sections of the Palace include the Colonnade (1668-72) built under Louis XIV by architects Claude Perrault, François Le Vau, & François d'Orbay plus the several pavilions which reach westward wrapping themselves like arms around the new glass Pyramids and the Carrousel Arch.

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Colonnade east wing of Louvre Palace built under Louis XIV. Paris, France.Central entrance section with double columns of Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Bust of Louis XIV with Minerva, Muses & Victory pediment relief by François-Lemot on Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Victory distributing Crowns relief by Pierrer Cartellier on Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.
Colonnade east wing of Louvre Palace (1668-72) built under Louis XIV. Paris, France. Architect: Claude Perrault, François Le Vau, & François d'Orbay.Central entrance section with double columns of Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Bust of Louis XIV with Minerva, Muses & Victory pediment relief (1809) by François-Lemot on Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Victory distributing Crowns relief (1807) by Pierrer Cartellier on Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.
Panorama of Perrault's Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Passageway from Colonnade exterior to square courtyard at Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Facade of Colonnade which faces inward to square courtyard of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Lescot wing built under François I facing square courtyard of Louvre Palace seen from above. Paris, France.
Panorama of Perrault's Colonnade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Passageway from Colonnade exterior to square courtyard (cour carrée) at Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Facade of Colonnade which faces inward to square courtyard (cour carrée) of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Lescot wing (1552-3) built under François I facing square courtyard (cour carrée) of Louvre Palace seen from above. Paris, France. Architect: Pierre Lescot.
Lescot wing built under François I facing square courtyard of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Lescot wing of Louvre Palace with pyramid seen through arch. Paris, France.Detail of tower over Lescot wing of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Carving details of Lescot wing of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.
Lescot wing (1552-3) built under François I facing square courtyard (cour carrée) of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Lescot wing of Louvre Palace with pyramid seen through arch. Paris, France.Detail of tower over Lescot wing of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Carving details of Lescot wing of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.
Denon & Richelieu Pavilions of Louvre Palace with glass & steel Pyramid between. Paris, France.Highrises of La Defense, Arc de Triomphe du carrousel & Pyramid of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Steelwork details of Louvre glass Pyramid & smaller companion pyramid. Paris, France.Louvre Pyramid. Paris, France.
Denon & Richelieu Pavilions of Louvre Palace with glass & steel Pyramid between. Paris, France.Highrises of La Defense, Arc de Triomphe du carrousel & Pyramid of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Steelwork details of Louvre glass Pyramid & smaller companion pyramid. Paris, France.Louvre Pyramid (1989). Paris, France. Architect: I.M. Pei.
Washing the windows of Louvre Pyramid. Paris, France.Louvre Pyramid & Richelieu Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Architectural details of Richelieu Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Architectural details of Colbert Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.
Washing the windows of Louvre Pyramid. Paris, France.Louvre Pyramid & Richelieu Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Architectural details of Richelieu Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Architectural details of Colbert Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.
Architectural details of Richelieu Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Denon Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Flore Pavilion of Louvre Palace with Musée d'Orsay beyond. Paris, France.Statues of French notable historic persons on facade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.
Architectural details of Richelieu Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Denon Pavilion of Louvre Palace & Museum. Paris, France.Flore Pavilion of Louvre Palace with Musée d'Orsay beyond. Paris, France.Statues of French notable historic persons on facade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.
Statues of Voltaire & Bossuet on facade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Flore Pavilion of Louvre Palace with Montparnasse beyond. Paris, France.Tuileries gardens with Les Invalides & Eiffel Tower beyond flanked by sculpted cherub of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Tuileries gardens with Eiffel Tower beyond. Paris, France.
Statues of Voltaire & Bossuet on facade of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Flore Pavilion of Louvre Palace with Montparnasse beyond. Paris, France.Tuileries gardens with Les Invalides & Eiffel Tower beyond flanked by sculpted cherub of Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Tuileries gardens with Eiffel Tower beyond. Paris, France.
Tuileries gardens bordered by rue de Rivoli with highrises of La Defense beyond seen from Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Arcades of rue de Rivoli with highrises of La Defense beyond seen from Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Panorama of Tuileries gardens & Flore Pavilion of Louvre Palace before Les Invalides & Eiffel Tower. Paris, France.Decorative Arts Museum in Marsan Pavilion of Louvre Palace with rue de Rivoli beyond. Paris, France.
Tuileries gardens bordered by rue de Rivoli with highrises of La Defense beyond seen from Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Arcades of rue de Rivoli with highrises of La Defense beyond seen from Louvre Palace. Paris, France.Panorama of Tuileries gardens & Flore Pavilion of Louvre Palace before Les Invalides & Eiffel Tower. Paris, France.Decorative Arts Museum in Marsan Pavilion of Louvre Palace with rue de Rivoli beyond. Paris, France.
Marsan Pavilion of Louvre Palace, home of Decorative Arts Museum. Paris, France.


Marsan Pavilion of Louvre Palace, home of Decorative Arts Museum. Paris, France.



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