Home»Features»Attractions»Wallace Collection, London

Wallace Collection, London

0
Shares
Pinterest Google+

Set in a historic London town house (Hertford House), this museum displays an impressive collection of European furniture, armory, paintings and porcelain pieces.

Madame de Pompadour

Explore famous European oil paintings, created by masters such as Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Frans Hals, Poussin, Decamps, Antoine Watteau and many others. The collection of French eighteenth-century paintings is one of the best in the world.

Don’t miss the collection of ceramics, as here’s the place to find the finest Sèvres porcelain in the world.

When it comes to weaponry, it’s time to explore finely crafted items from India, Persia, Turkey, as well as European armory assembled by Richard Wallace himself.

Decorative art objects are also included in the Wallace Collection, ranging from gold boxes and jewelry to items made of silver, quartz and glass.

Discover flamboyant eighteen century French furniture, featuring amazingly fine crafted details, wood and bronze pieces, as well as sumptuous decorations (the famous room of Queen Marie-Antoinette).

The Wallace Collection houses around 500 sculptures, made of marble, bronze, ivory, wood and wax.

Address: Hertford House Manchester Square |Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England

Open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM, except 24-26 December.

Website: http://www.wallacecollection.org/

Photo by scotbot

Previous post

Hyde Park, London

Next post

Westminster Abbey

No Comment

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *