THE LOUVRE. THE HISTORY. THE COLLECTIONS. THE ARCHITECTURE
Every year more than ten million visitors from all over the world visit its 68,000 square meters of gallery space, which offers more than 35,000 works of art. Enriched by the opening of an eighth department, that of Islamic Arts, by the creation of the Louvre-Lens, by the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Musée du Louvre is now the world's leading museum.
What is the history of this important heritage site? How were its prestigious collections built up? This is what this volume proposes to retrace, through a rich iconography.