Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
The Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (Dutch: Koninklijke Musea voor Schone Kunsten van België; French: Les Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique), is one of the most famous museums in Belgium. The Royal Museum contains over 20,000 drawings, sculptures, and paintings, which date from the early 15th century to the present. The museum has an extensive collection of Flemish painting, among them paintings by Breughel and Rogier van der Weyden, Robert Campin (the Master of Flémalle), Anthony van Dyck, and Jacob Jordaens. The museum is also proud of its "Rubens Room", which houses more than 20 paintings by the artist. The Museum also houses the famous painting 'The Death of Marat' by Jacques-Louis David.
- Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
- Centre for Fine Arts
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- Culture of Belgium
- Royal Museums for Art and History