The conical rhyton form has been known in the Aegean region since the Bronze Age
January 2, 2019
Here is my personal “top 12 museums” in the western world:
1- The Louvre in Paris is arguably the world’s most adeptly-known Museum, following a fantastic gathering of antiquities and European painting, including -of course- Leonardo’s Gioconda rhyton
2- The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is arguably America’s greatest museum. Its spectacular growth is especially solid in American painting and Egyptian Antiquities.
3- The British Museum is England’s greatest museum -and one of the best in the world- of Ancient Arts and antiquities, behind an excellent lineage of Art from Ancient Egypt to the Middle Ages.
4- The Vatican Museums houses the big and outstanding Art accrual of the Catholic Church, subsequently some of the most important works of Art of the History, such as the Sistine Chapel or Raphael’s The School of Athens
5- The Hermitage Museum is the most important Museum in Russia and furthermore the largest Art amassing in the world. More than 3,000,000 million of artworks, from the stone age to the added together-impressionism
6- The Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna houses an important accrual of Egyptian, Greek and Roman antiquities, and an outstanding collective of European painting.
7- The National Gallery of London houses one of the world’s finest amassing of European painting, from the 13th to the minister to on 20th century.
8- The Museum of futuristic Art (MOMA) houses the world’s best accrual of advanced and contemporary Art, featuring masterworks as Picasso’s Demoiselles d’Avignon or van Gogh’s Starry night.
9- The Muse d’Orsay in Paris is without doubt the best museum of impressionist and 19th century French painting in the world. Features masterworks from Monet, van Gogh, Renoir, Degas…
10- The Cairo Museum is by far away away the most realize buildup of Egyptian Art in the world. Its most renowned artworks are the objects from the Tomb of Tutankhamun, discovered in 1922.
11- El Museo del Prado is Spain’s most important museum, featuring the best whole of Spanish painting in the world. Unfortunately, its website is not appropriately conclusive.
12- The Uffizi in Florence is the most important entire quantity of Italian Renaissance painting. In this excellent website you can works such as Botticelli’s Venus or Giotto’s Ognisanti Madonna.