How to use louvre in a sentence
Van der Weyden’s composition bears a striking resemblance to Van Eyck’s “The Madonna of Chancellor Rolin” in the louvre.When a saint draws the Virgin, so much is in the details | Sebastian Smee | October 27, 2021 | Washington Post
There’s the store outside of central Seoul, which is nearly as big as the louvre, or the Kungens Kurva location, in a suburb of Stockholm, which has enough parking spots for 1,850 cars.IKEA is taking over an iconic central London building | Courtney Vinopal | October 26, 2021 | Quartz
More than 50 museums and exhibition venues are open, including the louvre, Musee D’Orsay and the Picasso and Rodin museums, plus nearly a dozen chateaus, including Versailles.
The file is a mint copy, an original, like the Mona Lisa that hangs in the louvre.This NFT Painting Is a Work of Art - Issue 104: Harmony | Arthur I. Miller | August 18, 2021 | Nautilus
Lupin delivers all the sumptuously shot high-speed chases, explosions, heists and glittering set pieces you could want—many of them set at grand Parisian landmarks like the louvre and the Théâtre du Châtelet.If TV Is the New Film, We Need More Shows Like Lupin | Judy Berman | June 10, 2021 | Time
By Nick Mafi The Mona Lisa was stolen from the louvre in August 1911.7 Must-Read Stories about Mexican Cartels, Kansas City and Picasso: The Best of The Beast | William Boot | October 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The penniless Pieret announced his intentions of stealing more art from the woefully guarded louvre to make more money.
As an expression of gratitude, Paul donated thirty-three of these paintings to major French museums, including the louvre.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole | Anne Sinclair | October 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I had been to louvre and seen the [Mona Lisa], but it never crossed my mind to be interested in who she was as a person.The Life of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the (Most Likely) Real 'Mona Lisa' | Justin Jones | August 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jean-Dominique Vivant Denon, the first director of the louvre Museum, had the same plan.
Prud'hon painted several portraits of Mlle. Mayer, the best-known being now in the louvre.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D. | Clara Erskine Clement
Finally the great open court of the louvre is reached—here a halt is made and a general romp occurs.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
Now Suzanne is far away from the louvre and the old Greek marbles; she is in the kingdom of the birds and the flowers.Child Life In Town And Country | Anatole France
He found him in bed, having prayers read to him by an old servant who had followed him to the louvre, and shared his captivity.Chicot the Jester | Alexandre Dumas, Pere
Every noise was hushed, and one might have heard a bat fly in the somber corridors of the louvre.Chicot the Jester | Alexandre Dumas, Pere
British Dictionary definitions for louvre (1 of 2)
any of a set of horizontal parallel slats in a door or window, sloping outwards to throw off rain and admit air
Also called: louvre boards the slats together with the frame supporting them
architect a lantern or turret that allows smoke to escape
British Dictionary definitions for Louvre (2 of 2)
the national museum and art gallery of France, in Paris: formerly a royal palace, begun in 1546; used for its present purpose since 1793
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cultural definitions for Louvre
An art museum in Paris, formerly a royal palace. The Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and thousands of other works of art are exhibited there.
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.